Buffalo Jumps from Truck on TAG Highway in Turkey
A buffalo on the trailer of a TIR carrying cattle tried to escape by jumping onto the TAG Highway in Turkey while the vehicle was in motion. The driver quickly stopped the vehicle and chased the buffalo, but it was stuck in the median. A crane was brought to the truck to load the buffalo back onto the trailer. The incident caused curious glances from other drivers on the highway.
The buffalo was traveling with other cattle on the TAG Highway when it attempted to escape. The driver of the TIR carrying the cattle quickly stopped the vehicle to avoid further risk to the animal and chase after it, but it was stuck in the median. A crane was brought to the location to lift the buffalo and place it back on the trailer.
The incident occurred on May 11, 2023, and was reported by DHA News. The buffalo was safely returned to the trailer and continued its journey.
The incident highlights the importance of safety when transporting animals. Whether transporting domesticated or wild animals, drivers must take extra precautions to ensure the safety of both the animals and other drivers on the road.