South East Wales

Escaped lorry pig no longer on M48 near Chepstow

A piglet and the M48 Image copyright Getty Images/Google

A pig which escaped from a lorry and got loose on to a motorway in Monmouthshire is no longer on the carriageway.

The swift swine made his bid for freedom on the M48 between junction 2 for Chepstow and Junction 1 for Aust at about 06:40 BST on Thursday.

The speed limit was temporarily lowered to 50mph (80km/h).

Although the animal is no longer on the road, it is not known if it has been caught.

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