Three people were killed and 24 Central Security Forces soldiers were injured when a police truck and a private vehicle collided in Sohag.
The bodies of the dead and the injured were transferred to nearby hospitals.
A government report said that the number of car accidents in Egypt was 15,578 in 2013, up 0.4 percent from a year earlier.
At least 6,716 people lost their lives and 22,411 were injured in road accidents in 2012.
Traffic accidents are mainly caused by reckless driving and bad road conditions.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm