Health Ministry said on Saturday that 12 people were injured in a car crash after a car collided with a microbus on the Regional Ring Road in front of the New Administrative Capital.
Official spokesman of the Health Ministry Khaled Megahid said that six ambulances were rushed to the scene immediately after the accident، and transferred the injured to the National Bank of Egypt Hospital in Cairo.
He pointed out that the injuries ranged from suspected fractures of the spine، leg and forearm، brain hemorrhage، bruises and abrasions to various parts of the bodies.
He added that all hospital staff، medical kits، medicines، supplies and blood bags are available in the hospital، and all the injured received treatment and care. The New Administrative Capital project announced in March 2015، is part of the government’s plan to expand urban areas to deal with the country's rapid population growth rate and improve the nation's infrastructure.
Located some 40km to the east of Cairo، the new capital is intended to draw a population of 7 million people in its first phase.