One killed, 12 injured as vehicle overturns on coastal road in Kafr El-Sheikh

MENA , Friday 5 Aug 2022

One person was killed and 12 others were injured when a pickup truck overturned on the international coastal road Baltim-Kafr El-Sheikh.



Eight ambulances rushed to the site of the accident.

The injured were moved to Baltim Hospital.

Egypt witnessed a 9.3 percent drop in injuries in road accidents in 2021 compared to 2020 as the government continues an ambitious mega plan to modernise roads and highways nationwide.

However, news of recent major accidents drew headlines for their relatively large death toll.

The latest accident took place on Tuesday when 17 people were killed and 4 injured after a passenger microbus collided with a truck in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate.

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