In a tragic incident at the Gada Biu flyover bridge of Jos North Local Government Area, an over-speeding trailer transporting cattle caused a fatal accident, resulting in the loss of at least four lives and the death of more than 30 cows. Three other individuals are currently receiving treatment at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident, which occurred around 2:31 am, unfolded as the trailer driver, allegedly unfamiliar with the road and encountering late-night traffic, accelerated at high speed. In the midst of navigating the road, the driver failed to notice a bend, ultimately losing control of the vehicle. The devastating consequences of the accident underscore the dangers posed by reckless driving, particularly in the late hours of the night.
It’s worth noting that the spot of the accident has been notorious for various kinds of accidents in the past, highlighting the urgent need for enhanced safety measures and increased vigilance from motorists navigating the area. Authorities are expected to conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident, with a focus on preventing similar tragedies in the future.