3 dead in traffic accident in Essaouira

3 dead in traffic accident in Essaouira
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Sunday 4 September 2022 – 21:45

The number of fatalities in a fatal traffic accident that occurred this Saturday in the province of Essaouira has risen to 3 people who died in this painful accident, after the overturning of a bus carrying passengers on the national road between Essaouira and Agadir .

The health representative explained that this accident, which occurred at the level of the Issimo leadership, resulted in the death of a woman and a child no more than 6 years old at the time, for which they were taken to the morgue. The third death occurred in the emergency room, on Sunday, after a child whose legs were amputated gave his last breath.

The accident left around 25 injured, who were rushed to the regional hospital in the city of Al-Riyah.

Zakaria Ait Lahcen, the first official in charge of the health sector in Essaouira, said that 15 of the injured had injuries ranging from serious to moderate, while 10 people suffered minor injuries, “from which they have recovered, after receive treatment and examinations by the medical personnel who were recruited to assist the wounded, and they will be allowed to leave the hospital tomorrow, Monday, ”adds the same official.

Regarding the injured who live in the region, they will be transferred to their places of residence, says the regional delegate of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, who confirmed that those who belong to other regions of the Kingdom will be transferred to their places of residence, in coordination between the health delegate and the local authority.

Hespress sources indicated that this fatal incident was behind the mobilization of the health and social protection delegate, the local and security authority, the royal gendarmerie and civil protection, which helped to quickly transfer the injured to the regional hospital, which recruited their doctors. and nursing staff to care for victims.

After the injured were transferred to the regional hospital in Essaouira, the Royal Gendarmerie, by order of the competent Prosecutor’s Office, opened an investigation into the circumstances and circumstances of this incident.

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