At least three persons were killed، and one other was injured، earlier today، Tuesday in a collision between a car and a truck on “Alexandria-Burj Al-Arab” road.
The injured were transferred to a near-by hospital for treatment.Public prosecution has been notified for further investigations.
Noteworthy، deadly road accidents occur on a near-daily basis in Egypt.
Egypt is one of the ten countries included in the WHO Road Safety in 10 countries project which will be conducted over 5-years by a consortium of six international partners.
The road safety project in Egypt is led by a project working group، consisting of representatives from the Ministries of Interior، Education، and Health، as well as academia، trauma care services and nongovernmental organizations. WHO، the Global Road Safety Partnership، the International Injury Research Unit at Johns Hopkins University and the Association for Safe International Road Travel are the international consortium partners who will provide technical guidance and funding. The WHO country office coordinates the project.
The project activities are aimed at controlling speed and increasing seat-belt wearing. In addition to the road safety prevention work، national and international stakeholders will also work in the area of data system development.