Traffic accident on Al-Adasiya road leaves 5 dead, 13 injured

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AMMAN — On Wednesday, a traffic accident on Al-Adasiya road resulted in the deaths of five people and injuries to 13 others. اضافة اعلان

The accident was caused by an overturned truck carrying iron material, which caused the load to fall on several vehicles, with three of them catching fire.

Specialized teams respond
The Public Security Directorate's spokesperson, Amer Al-Sartawi, reported that specialized teams from the Civil Defense and the police responded to the incident.

The Civil Defense teams worked to extinguish the fire, transport the injured to the hospital, and deal with the incident.

Investigation ongoingAccording to Sartawi, a traffic investigation into the incident has been opened.

The road has been reopened to traffic after the debris was cleared. The Ministry of Public Works and Housing, in coordination with the PSD, announced the partial closure of the right lane of the Al-Adasiya road following the accident.

The director of Al-Shuna Al-Janubiya Hospital, Awad Al-Khazaaleh, said that the hospital staff is ready to handle the cases referred to them.

The injured are receiving treatment, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.

The Ministry of Public Works and Housing urged road users to take caution and follow the instructions of its staff and partners in PSD.

The ministry confirmed that its staff and equipment are on site to remove the debris resulting from the accident in cooperation with partners from PSD.

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