Collision of microbus, lorry in front of Cairo University leaves 3 dead and 7 injured

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6 January 2020

Three people were killed and another seven left injured on Monday after a lorry collided with a micro-bus in front of Cairo University’s Faculty of Agriculture, APA reports citing Egyptian media.

The lorry was moving in the direction opposite to the micro-bus before they collided.

According to police, the lorry had been speeding from Faisal Street towards Cairo University and then collided with the microbus which had been picking up passengers in front of Cairo University. As a result, the microbus flipped several times leading to the deaths and injuries.

Ambulances transferred the injured to al-Qasr al-Aini hospital for treatment while the dead were transferred to the morgue.

The Giza Security Director Chief Tarek Marzouq ordered police to clear the scene of any debris. Police also arrested the lorry and microbus drivers for investigation, filling a report on the incident and notifying the prosecution to finalize investigations.

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