BEIRUT: Locals protested Friday to demand new traffic measures after a deadly crash on the Bchamoun-Khalda highway left one killed and ten injured on Wednesday.
Witnesses described a out-of-control truck careening on the roadway, knocking cars out of its path.The wounded were transferred to nearby Kamal Jumblatt hospital for treatment; while security forces worked on reopening the road to traffic. The protesters urged authorities to ban trucks from taking the road during morning hours.
A dramatic video circulating shows the extent of damage from the deadly accident, with cars smashed, strewn around the road, and people looking dazed.
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