Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-19 20:08:19|Editor: Shi YinglunVideo Player CloseADDIS ABABA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- A car accident in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state has killed 9 people, a local government official said on Tuesday. According to police, nine other passengers including the driver are receiving treatment in nearby health stations after sustaining light and heavy injuries from the accident. The cause of the deadly accident is currently under investigation by police, it was noted. Despite having one of the lowest per capita car ownership in the world, deadly traffic accidents in are common in the East African country often with blames put on bad roads, flawed driving license issuance system and lax enforcement of road safety. Traffic accidents during the Ethiopian 2017/18 fiscal year had killed some 5,118 people, according to Ethiopia Federal Transport Authority.
Source: Ethiopian News November 19, 2019 12:11 UTC