12/26/2011 10:09 am ET | Updated Feb 25, 2012

PETA Seeks Roadside Marker For Crashes That Killed Cows

It was a gruesome accident May 22: A truck driver lost control and his rig carrying 36 cows partially tipped over on an overpass along Interstate Highway 80 near Hazel Crest, sending some of the animals plunging about 25 feet onto Interstate Highway 294.

The death toll totaled 16 head of cattle, including one badly injured animal that police shot to end its suffering.

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