A long truck accident occurred yesterday on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman bridge as it hit the iron barrier with some of its cargo falling down. The accident caused huge jams and long waiting hours on the essential linking road between Manama, Muharraq, Hidd Industrial areas, and the new housing projects.
Preliminary information indicates that the driver suddenly lost control of his car, deteriorated and hit the iron barrier. The accident was apparently due to high speed and lack of attention, almost all comments stated.
Police were present at the scene to facilitate the flow of traffic until the traffic police arrived and removed the car. The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the General Directorate of Traffic stated that they initiated an investigation into the accident.