Egypt Independent

39 people injured in Banha road collision



Thirty-nine people were injured on Monday on the Banha-Shubra al-Kheima road, in Qalyubiya governate located north of Cairo, in a severe collision involving 24 vehicles including cars, a microbus and a light-duty truck.

The collision was allegedly caused by a lack of visibility due to mist.

Major-General Mohamed Darwish, head of the Qalyubiya Traffic General Directorate, and ambulances arrived at the scene to transfer the injured to hospitals, before cars were removed to allow the movement of traffic to resume.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm