CAIRO: Four people were killed and 10 others were injured Tuesday after a 14-passenger microbus collided with a private car along Cairo-Alexandria desert road, state-owned newspaper al-Ahram reported.
All victims were hospitalized and the Minister Interior Aide for Giza Ahmed Hegazy ordered investigations into the accidents.
The initial investigations revealed that the bus broke down and pulled over, and the private car crashed into the bus.
One person was killed and nine others, including six Sudanese, were injured in a road accident when a passenger bus collided with a truck along Asyut-Sohag highway Saturday morning.
On April 10, a total of 44 passengers were injured after their bus overturned along Al-Zaafarana-Ras Gharib highway in Hurghada.
According to a report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in April 2015, an average of 17 people died per day in road accidents in Egypt in 2014.
Egypt has offered an international tender for operating the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) along highways to reduce the rate of road accidents, former Minister of Transport Saad al-Geoushi told Youm March 23.