Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Dec 10: A truck carrying vegetables from Bengaluru to Udupi collided with both the old defunct Surathkal NITK toll gate during the wee hours of Sunday, December 10 . The collision has raised serious safety concerns and highlighted the need for urgent measures.
The Eicher truck, driven by Harsha, a Bengaluru native, crashed into the defunct NITK toll gate around 1:30 am on Sunday. Harsha operated the vehicle recklessly, causing substantial damage to the toll structure. Fortunately, he sustained only minor injuries.
The toll gate, which has been inactive, has transformed into an accident hotspot in low-light conditions. The impact of the collision has put the toll gate's poles at risk of collapsing, posing a severe threat to passing vehicles.
Urgent attention is required to address these safety issues and ensure the well-being of commuters on the highway.
The deteriorating condition of the defunct NITK toll gate has become alarming, shedding light on the negligence of concerned public representatives and the failure of the district administration to address potential hazards. Immediate measures are essential to rectify the situation and enhance safety measures on the roads.