Turkey stops traffic on I-270

DES PERES, Mo. - As if rush hour traffic isn't bad enough on Interstate 270, imagine throwing a wild turkey into the mix!

That's exactly what happened Wednesday morning in Des Peres. A turkey wandered into the northbound lanes near Manchester Road around 7:30 a.m., causing quite a backup.

Diana Mullen sent us photos of the bird.

Des Peres police were able to shoo the turkey off the road about an hour later. It was not injured.


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment