A file photo of a bus accident on an Egyptian road (photo: Reuters)
Egypt’s health ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that 55 injured have been discharged from Ismailiya’s Chest Hospital after receiving medical treatment and the improvement of their health conditions.
Health Ministry Spokesperson Khaled Megahed revealed in the statement that “three more injured people are still in the hospital receiving the necessary treatment and medical care.”
Megahed noted that the injuries ranged from fractures, bruises, and abrasions.
No fatalities were reported in the health ministry’s statement.
The injuries came from a road accident that happened earlier on Wednesday on the Ismailiya-Zagazig road, when two buses carrying workers collided due to the dense fog.
Immediately after the the accident, 20 equipped ambulances were deployed and the injured were transferred to the Chest Hospital in Ismailiya, Megahed said.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority issued a foggy weather alert for the highways as well as desert and agricultural roads near water bodies leading to and from Cairo, Lower Egypt, the northern coast, and the canal cities.