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Lab Monkeys Escape After Truck Crash in Pennsylvania



Pennsylvania – Several lab monkeys went accounted for after a truck carrying the monkeys collided with a dump truck just out of Danville in Pennsylvania on Friday

According to Pennsylvania reports 100 monkeys were in the trailers that were transporting them to a lab. Initial reports from Pennsylvania State Patrol was that four monkeys escaped into nearby woods.

A statement posted on Twitter from Troopers Andrea Pelachick and Lauren Lesher, “Crash update: A small number of monkeys may have fled the crash scene into the surrounding area. If the public spots one, please keep your distance and call 911 immediately. Health and safety of residents and visitors is our top priority.”

On Saturday the troopers reported that one monkey was still loose and unaccounted for, the troopers asked the public to not attempt to capture this animal or come in contact with it, but to call 911 if seen.