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Rural Bus Crash in Egypt

Rural Bus Crash in Egypt

Nineteen people died on a rural highway in southern Egypt when a truck and Cairo-bound bus had a head-on collision outside of Edfu. Five women, and a three, six and nine year old were among the victims. No names or details were reported.

Collision Near Cairo

Collision Near Cairo

Twenty-four died and twenty-eight were wounded in Egypt when a train struck a truck and minibus full of wedding guests at a railway crossing. The crossing had warning lights and chains according to the Egyptian Railway Authority. The train continued for .6 miles before stopping. The driver of the cargo train was uninjured.

MiniBuses Collide in Africa

MiniBuses Collide in Africa

Two microbuses collided on a highway near Al-Bergaya village in Minya. Seventeen were injured and five died in the crash. Official report below: EDIS Number: VI-20131023-41381-EGY Date / time: 23/10/2013 14:58:43 Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Africa Country: Egypt State/County: Governorate of Minya Location: Al-Bergaya Number of [...]

Gharbiya Collision injures 12

Gharbiya Collision injures 12

Twelve people were injured on August 28 in Gharbiya in a train bus crash. Two people were injured. The cause of the accident has not been determined. All trains have been suspended due to army rule. src

Fatal Egyptian Bus Crash

Fatal Egyptian Bus Crash

On July 21, 2013, a bus on el-Alamein highway between Cairo and Alexandria collided with a truck in Beheira, near Alxandria. THe bus was full of soldiers going home for Ramadan. Fifteen soldiers died on impact plus the driver, and forty were injured. The name of the hospital where the injured were taken was not released.

Assuit Train Crash Fine and Jail Time

Assuit Train Crash Fine and Jail Time

A 2012 train-bus collision in Assuit that killed 52 children and injured 16 resulted in a ten year prison sentence and a fine of LE100,000 against Sayed Abdou who was manning the crossing and bloc worker, Hussein Abdel Rahman. The train struck an Azhar-owned school bus crossing the tracks near Manfalut on Nov 17 2012. Sayed Abdou had [...]

Alexandria to Cairo Bus Wreck

Alexandria to Cairo Bus Wreck

A bus en route from Alexandria to Cairo wrecked when the driver lost control as he was making a U-turn. He crashed into a wall and overturned the bus. The driver died in the collision. Thirty passengers were injured, and transported to local hospitals.

Assiut Court to deliver final Egypt Rail Verdict

Assiut Court to deliver final Egypt Rail Verdict

The trial of those implicated in the 17 November 2012 bus-train crash is scheduled for the end of June. The trial concerns the accident when fifty-two people were killed in November when a train collided with a school bus in Manfalut. The defendants are charged with manslaughter. The defendants are the manager of a railway crossing barrier [...]

Cairo Derailment Crash Kills 19, injures 100

Cairo Derailment Crash Kills 19, injures 100

Twelve miles south of Cairo, on Jan 15, 2012, the driver of an Egyptian train carrying 1300 impoverished conscripted recruits from Assiut stopped twice to check a malfunction. Later last car of the same speeding Egyptian train derailed. The cars were crowded, the corridors filled. There are reports of recruits sleeping in shelving, and [...]

Tourbuses Collide in Egypt Killing 8

Tourbuses Collide in Egypt Killing 8

What: Bus crash Where: Egypt When: Nov 20, 2012 Who: 8 fatalities Why: Two mini-buses crashed inside a resort near the popular tourist destination Hurghada, killing five German tourists and two Egyptians. The Germans were TUIfly airlines crew members en route to the airport. Their bus pulled onto a main road and struck another mini [...]

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