Source: APA

Bus accident in Baku: Injured and dead reported

21 people were taken to the hospital

On the morning of 12 October, a traffic accident occurred on the Airport-Mardakan road between a tractor trailer and a passenger bus.

According to the Chief Inspector of the Baku Main Police Office Major Araz Askerli, five people were killed and ten ambulances were called to the scene. 21 people were injured in the incident, Askerli told APA, of them eleven men and ten women. Eight of the injured were taken to the Clinical Medical Center and thirteen to the Clinical City Hospital No. 3.

The identities of those killed are not yet known.

According to preliminary information, the accident occurred when the truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel.

While you are here …

We have a small favor to ask of you. In an environment where information is under tight government control, Meydan TV works hard to ensure that people have access to quality independent journalism. We shed light on stories you might otherwise not read because we believe that those who cannot speak up deserve to be heard, and those in power need to be held accountable. We invest considerable time, effort and resources to do so, which is why we need your help.

Your support empowers our courageous journalists, many of whom work at great personal risk to freedom and safety. Every contribution to the protection of independent journalism in Azerbaijan matters. Thank you.

SUPPORT US
Featured in:  
Shortlink:   http://mtv.re/1x61xk

Most Viewed