Three persons, on Tuesday, died after a truck fell off from an overhead bridge in Jos, Plateau State capital.

It was learnt that the three persons were trapped under the vehicle and died afterwards while three others were also injured.

Residents who gathered at the scene along Zaria Road confirmed the accident to us in Jos on Tuesday, saying about 45 cows were also killed in the crash that occurred between 4 am and 5am.

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One of the eesidents, Timothy Garuba, who spoke with our correspondent, said the accident happened when the truck was climbing the flyover bridge situated within Gada Biu /Kabong community in the early of hours of Tuesday.

Garuba said, “A truck driver lost control on the Kabong fly-over bridge in Jos North Local Government Area early this morning.