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A minimum of 19 lifeless after bus collides with truck in Senegal | Information – EAST AUTO NEWS

A minimum of 19 lifeless after bus collides with truck in Senegal | Information


The accident comes eight days after one other crash killed 40 folks and injured greater than 100.

A minimum of 19 folks have been killed and 24 injured in northern Senegal when a bus and a truck collided, in keeping with officers.

The accident early on Monday morning occurred close to Sakal within the Louga area, Papa Ange Michel Diatta, a colonel with the nationwide firefighting service, instructed AFP information company.

The state-owned Le Soleil publication reported that the bus collided with the truck on the Quantity 2 nationwide highway because it swerved to keep away from working over an animal. It added that the injured have been taken to the regional hospital Amadou Sakhir Mbaye.

The accident got here simply eight days after Senegal was plunged into mourning following the collision of two buses within the early morning of January 8 within the central area of Kaffrine, leaving 40 lifeless and greater than 100 injured.

The federal government responded by banning night time buses and outlawing the import of used tyres – the suspected explanation for the accident.

It additionally introduced that the velocity of autos transporting items and other people could be restricted to 90km/h (56mph).

In October 2020, a minimum of 16 folks have been killed and 15 extra injured in western Senegal when a bus collided with a refrigerated truck heading in direction of the capital, Dakar.

A minimum of 19 lifeless after bus collides with truck in Senegal | Information – EAST AUTO NEWS
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