Three people are dead and 15 are injured as a result of several traffic accidents today in the Beheira governorate, located in north-west Egypt, some 100 kilometers north of Cairo.
The first accident took place on the El Tahaddy Road, as tens of farmers crowded into a pickup truck on their way to work. The truck's back tire exploded, causing the car to turn over. As a result, a 14-year-old was killed and 13 others were injured. They were transferred to El Badr Hospital.
The second accident occurred on the agriculture road, when driver Ahmed Ismael Mustafa lost control of the wheel, causing the car to turn over. Mustafa's mother, 59-year-old Eman Eid, died in the accident.
The third accident took place in the town of Zebeida, when a car hit four-year-old Arwa Akram Moussa while she was playing in front of her house. She was killed instantly.