Six dead and 108 injured today in Egypt road accidents

Ahram Online, Thursday 13 Jan 2011

Train, car, bus, and truck accidents have left six dead and dozens injured today

Bad weather conditions, poor safety measures and bad roads caused a series of train, truck and car crashes throughout Egypt.

Early today, another casualty was reported in the aftermath of the two accidents that took place in the Sharqiya governorate on Tuesday, raising the accidents' total death toll to 35. The accidents also left 40 injured.

Today, also in the Sharqiya governorate, two young men died and 29 were injured in three different crashes.

Bad weather and fog also led to three accidents today in the 6th of October governorate, causing 74 injuries.

Meanwhile in the governorate of Assiut, one man died and five were injured due to a series of car accidents.

In El Ayat district in the Giza governorate, Salah Khalaf Mohamed, a 32-year-old businessman, was killed while trying to cross the train tracks. He was hit by a train coming from Aswan.

Finally, in the agriculture road between Cairo and Assiut, 11-year-old Doweidar Abdel Aty died after being hit by a truck.

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