CAIRO: A car crash involving at least nine cars led to the death of three people and the injury of seven, the Ministry of Health announced Wednesday, according to several news websites.
Ten cars were burned as a result of the crash, Youm7 reported Deputy Director of Civil Defense Authority Gamal Halawa as saying.
Media reports indicate that a truck smashed into at least eight cars on a bridge, setting them and the victims on fire.
A prosecution team headed to the crash site to investigate the accident after extinguishing the fires.
Al-Ahram and Youm7 reported that security sources told them that five were killed in the accident.