STATHAM, Ga. -- Two separate accidents involving chickens backed up traffic across the region Friday morning.

In Oconee County,atractor trailer carrying live chickens overturned and caught fireon westbound Highway 316near Dials Mill Road. Two right lanes were closed heading away from Athens.

In the Canton area, chicken parts spilled on the roadway after a wreck onnorthbound Interstate575 at Cumming Highway. That accident has since cleared.

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