Kasserine: 3 dead and 9 injured in road accident

Three people died and nine others were injured in a deadly traffic accident, which occurred Tuesday afternoon on the road connecting the delegation of Sbeitla (governorate of Kasserine) and Mghila, governorate of Sidi Bouzid, said local director of civil protection in Kasserine Youssef E Aafi.


In a statement to TAP, the same source said four among the injured were taken to the Regional Hospital of Kasserine to receive treatment and three of them are in critical condition.


Regarding the fourth injured (a child), his condition is steady, said the same source, adding that the rest of the injured are receiving necessary care at the local hospital of Sbeitla.


The accident occurred following a collision between an inter-city taxi (Louage) and a public health ambulance, due to «a prohibited overtaking by the driver of the “Louage,” according to a security source.


Source: Tap News Agency