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Three workers dead in lorry accident on Suez’s Ain Sokhna road – Egypt Independent

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Three workers died on Wednesday when a lorry overturned on Suez’s Ain Sokhna road. Victims were transferred to the Suez Public Hospital.

Police investigations claimed that the car was carrying the three workers and a shipment of wood to Ain Sokhna in Suez.

The investigations added that the dead workers came from Saf city of Giza and worked in the construction field in Suez’s Ain Sokhna.

Prosecution heard word from eye witnesses and decided to deliver the dead to their families.

Egypt’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported that car accidents have declined by 23.6 percent, recording 8,480 accidents in 2018 compared to 11,089 accidents in 2017.

CAPMAS credited the decreasing rates of car accidents to improved roads across the country.

CAPMAS added that accidents in 2018 left 3,087 people dead, 11,803 injured and 13,441 vehicles damaged.

The human element was the main cause of accidents, accounting for 76.8 percent of total accidents in 2018, followed by vehicles accounting for 15.7 percent and the environmental element accounting for 2.7 percent.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm



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