CAIRO: At least 22 were injured in two separate bus accidents in Cairo Wednesday morning, Youm7 reported.
The first one took place in 6 of October city in Giza, in which 12 students were injured after their bus flipped on their way to school.
The students are reported in stable condition, and the injuries included bruises and abrasions. Some of them have already been discharged from Dar el-Fouad Hospital after receiving treatment.
Another bus rolled over on October Bridge reportedly after the driver lost control of the steering wheel, resulting in 10 injuries. A traffic jam has been witnessed above the bridge from Downtown and to Giza.
Thousands of Egyptians die every year on the road due to fatal traffic crashes, which are reportedly on the rise.
Official reports stated human errors, including speeding, are behind the accidents; however, traffic experts have stressed the lack of safety measures on Egyptian roads is the main cause.
The country, which is one of 10 states enrolled in a U.N. program to halve the crashes by 2020, embarked on several campaigns to monitor road safety by building new roads, applying maintenance of old bridges, checking on licenses and adopting random drug-tests to drivers.