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Bus Catches Fire after Colliding with Truck in Morocco; 10 Killed, 22 Injured

Bus Catches Fire after Colliding with Truck in Morocco; 10 Killed, 22 Injured

A bus caught fire and burst into flames after colliding with a truck near a petrol station in Amskroud, Agadir-Ida Ou, Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco, on the morning of January 5th. At least 10 passengers were burnt to death and 22 suffered serious burn injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under [...]

At Least 33 Die in Morocco Bus-Tanker Crash

At Least 33 Die in Morocco Bus-Tanker Crash

A bus crashed into a gas tanker and caught fire in Shbeka town near Tan-Tan city of Morocco, on April 10. The accident happened when the bus was en-route from Benslimane to Laayoune. At least 33 people were killed in the accident. Officials said most of the deceased were children who were returning after participating in a school athletic [...]

Moroccan State Minister Hit, Killed by Train

Moroccan State Minister Hit, Killed by Train

A Moroccan state minister Abdellah Baha was killed in a train accident in Bouznika, Morocco, at around 6 p.m. on December 7. Baha, 60, was an influential politician, having close ties with Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. He was currently representing electoral district of Rabat-Chellah. According to his party’s deputy secretary general [...]

Moroccan Bus Accident

Moroccan Bus Accident

A bus en route from Essaouira to Agadir along the Atlantic coast of Morocco overturned. Apparently, the driver lost control near Tamanar on a rough patch of road. Eleven people were killed and 28 were injured. The injured were hospitalized at the Provincial hospital.

Moroccan Bus Crash

Moroccan Bus Crash

Sixteen Moroccan royal guards were in a bus crash. The bus they were in drove offroad, falling 656 feet early Saturday on Morocco's northern coast. The driver lost control of the bus at a bend in the road, and the bus fell off the road and flipped over. Forty-two guards were injured. The injured were hospitalized in Al Hoceima. The king [...]

17 Die in Essaouira Bus Crash, Death Toll Rising

17 Die in Essaouira Bus Crash, Death Toll Rising

What: Passenger Bus en route from Agadir to Essaouira Where: Essaouira, Morocco When: July 10, 2012 Who: 17 fatalities, 12 injured Why: Two female foreigners, a German and a Dutch tourist were among those killed when the bus flipped while speeding overnight between Essaouira and Agadir. Some of the dozen injured are in serious [...]

Ten Die in Speeding Bus on Mountainous Moroccan Road

Ten Die in Speeding Bus on Mountainous Moroccan Road

What: passenger bus Where: Nador, Morocco When: July 9, 2012 Who: 10 fatalities, 33 injuries Why: The speeding passenger bus flipped on a mountainous road between Rabat and Nabor. Ten people died in the crash, and 13 people were injured. Three women and a girl were among the fatalities.

Classic International Cruises Bus Flips over in Morocco

Classic International Cruises Bus Flips over in Morocco

What: Classic International Cruises tour bus Where: 15 kilometers from Ceita When: September 8 2010. Who: 44 tourists aboard; Nine Portuguese tourists killed, 14 injured including the Spanish bus driver. Why: The passengers were from a cruise ship, the cruiseliner Funchal. The tourbus fell into a ravine. The bus was one of several in a [...]