Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 9
The latest on the road accident in Baku
11:02 (GMT+4) The number of victims in a road accident Mar. 9 morning on the Baku-Sumqayit highway has increased to five, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Health told Trend.
About 20 passengers received injuries and have been taken to hospitals, according to the ministry.
The wounded are in fair condition.
10:15 (GMT+4) At least three people died and five received different types of injuries in a road accident Mar. 9 morning on the Baku-Sumqayit highway, Kamran Aliyev, head of the Public Relations Division of the Main Traffic Police Department of Azerbaijan, told Trend.
The Ford Transit bus en route from Baku to Sumqayit city collided with a truck, Trend’s correspondent reported from the accident scene.
The bus was transporting students of the Sumqayit State University.