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Four people dead, two injured in car rollover in Giza

Four people were killed and two children were injured after a private car rolled-over on the eastern desert road in Giza.

The dead and injured were taken to the hospital, and a claim was filed with the incident.

The Giza task force received a report from the traffic police on the eastern desert road about an accident and the presence of injured people.

The car was removed to the side of the road to manage the traffic.

The annual report of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released in 2020 said that traffic accidents in Egypt rose by 17.8 percent in 2019, with 9,992 car accidents compared to 8,480 in 2018.

The agency added that the number of car accident deaths rose to 3,484 in 2019 – an increase of 12.9 percent. The rate of car accidents increased to 27.4 accidents per day in 2019, it said.

CAPMAS attributed the main cause of car accidents to human error at 79.7 percent of the total road accident causes in 2019, followed by technical vehicle defects at 13.5 percent.

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