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.
Member of the Housing, Municipal Management, and Transport Committee at the Senate Hani al-Assal demanded expanding reliance on freight trains and inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents.
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First Lady Entissar al-Sisi called on Saturday the mother of three Damietta-born siblings who had died in an accident to express her condolences.
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.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.
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.
Two lawyers of the son of a prominent businessman had their detention renewed on Wednesday for allegedly posing as prosecutors and attempting to illegally obtain CCTV that recorded a horrific car accident in which their client killed four boys.
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.
Egypt’s Railway Authority announced that a train tractor collided with another train at Misr Station in Alexandria, leaving eight people sustaining minor injuries.
Attorney-General Hamada El Sawy ordered launching an investigation into the rain-minibus collision in southern Cairo
Locals in Toukh have shown exemplary chivalry at the of the train accident in their town, with hundreds flocking to donate their blood to the victims and distributing water and meals to those still at the site at dusk when Muslims break their long fast from dawn during Ramadan.
A total of 11 people were killed and 98 injured in the Sunday derailment of a train in Toukh, the Delta, where most of the injuries are fractures and segmental wounds.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered an investigation into the derailment of four carriages of a train on the way from Cairo to Qalyubia, the Delta, on Sunday.
His guard got injured either, and they are receiving treatment in the hospital.
The train, which was bound from Cairo to Mansoura town, stopped near Menya el Qameh town after two railcars derailed off the track.
Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy ordered Monday the apprehension of the drivers of both Sohag trains and six others pending investigation.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has said measures have been taken to compensate the victims of the Sohag train collision and their families, as well as precautions to avoid such accidents.
The government will provide the relatives of the Sohag train collision victims with urgent aid.
Human casualties were reported, the source added, clarifying that an air-conditioned train collided with another passenger train from the back.