Three people were killed and seven others injured in a car crash on the Suez-Ismailia Road on Saturday. Security sources said that a microbus collided with a private car on the road near the al-Raied village in Suez governorate. Car accidents in Egypt rose by 17.8 percent in 2019, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported, with 9,992 reported accidents compared to 8,480 in 2018. The rate of car accidents within Egypt increased to 27.4 accidents per day in 2019, it said. CAPMAS attributed the main cause of car accidents to human error at 79.7 percent of the total road accident causes in 2019, followed by technical vehicle defects at 13.5 percent.
Source: Egypt Independent January 24, 2021 10:41 UTC