The articulated lorry that crashed this morning on the N11 north of Arklow has now been removed and the road has re-opened, traffic in the area is still very heavy.
The lorry which was carrying live cattle hit a crash barrier and turned over just before 7am.
Local vet Tommy Heffernan arrived to euthanise one of the badly injured animals.
Fire services from Arklow and Wicklow attended the scene.
It is understood the driver received no serious injuries.