Truck crashes into bus in Baku, 5 killed, 13 injured-PHOTO-UPDATED-VIDEO

Truck crashes into bus in Baku, 5 killed, 13 injured-PHOTO -UPDATED -VIDEO
# 13 October 2021 11:10 (UTC +04:00)

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*** 09:18

5 people have been killed as a result of a serious traffic accident on Heydar Aliyev International Airport-Mardakan highway, chief inspector of Baku City Main State Traffic Police Department, Police Major Araz Asgarli told APA.

According to him, 10 emergency assistance vehicles have been involved in the site: "Condition of 13 people is serious now."

*** 08:44

A serious traffic accident occurred on the part of the airport-Mardakan road called Surakhani circle, Baku Transport Agency told APA.

A Mercedes truck traveling in the direction of Mardakan crashed into a passenger bus.

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

There are killed and injured as a result of the accident.

According to the Baku City Ambulance Station, 20 people were hospitalized with various injuries in a traffic accident on the airport road at 08:00.