More than 45 injuries were reported Saturday as a result of a multi-vehicle collision on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road that caused at least 13 cars charred.
The French Ambassador in Cairo, Marc Baretti, and the Belgian Ambassador, François Cornet, praised the quick move of Aswan Governor Ashraf Attia in the early hours of the collision of a tourist bus and a vehicle collision on the Abu Simbel Road Wednesday.
Head of Engineers Syndicate Hani Dahi said that Egypt’s ranking in global road safety improved, rising from 118th to 28th thanks to national road projects.
The Giza Criminal Court ruled Saturday to postpone the first hearing of the trial of Karim el-Hawary, who is accused in Sheikh Zayed collision to February 5.
The New Valley Governorate is close to conclude the construction of the longest road network with lengths of more than 1,200 km as the New Year approaches.
Egypt’s prosecution has referred Karim el-Hawary, the son of renowned Egyptian businessman Mohamed el-Hawary, to the criminal court on Monday over charges of manslaughter while driving under the influence.
Counselor Hamada Al-Sawy, the Public Prosecutor, ordered the detention of the accused, Karim Al-Hawari, for four days pending investigations, over possessing a narcotic substance, and mistakenly causing the death of four people.
Egypt’s ranking has advanced 90 places compared to its ranking in 2014, where it was in the 118th place.
A school bus carrying 19 people, including children, crashed into a light post in Haram streets caused several injuries and no deaths were reported.
The surveillance cameras showed that when the small vehicle slowed down, the microbus hit it leaving a number of casualties, including children.
The cabinet’s infograph explains that Egypt recorded 7,000 death cases in 2020, compared to 12,000 cases in 2019.
The collision led to car fires, but there are no deaths reported, according to the Ministry of Health.
BRT stands for Bus Rapid Transit, which are systems for buses aiming to reduce speed.
The van turned due to high speed; 43 passengers suffer minor bruises and cuts. The passengers were transferred to several hospitals northern Qena, and most of them are in stable conditions.
Hit by painful experiences of sexual abuse, breast cancer, alcohol and drug addiction, Zoleka Mandela, 39, opened up to Egypt Today about how she turned her life.
“For the first time, and amid rapid urbanization, more than half a billion people are added to Africa’s urban population by 2040,” AU commissioner said.
The relations between Egypt and Mali started in 1960 after Mali’s independence.
“I am impressed by the progress made now in Egypt, since I was in Egypt last time 10 years ago," said Swedish Minister of Transport.
Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Wednesday met Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth on the sidelines of their participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden.
World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.