Bus crash in Semnan leaves 2 dead, 10 injured

Semnan, Nov 9, IRNA - A bus collided with a heavy self-propelled transporter in Semnan-Damghan road, resulting in death of two and injury of 10 citizens.

Provincial Traffic Police Chief Colonel Taqi Kabiri told IRNA on Friday that a bus with 27 passengers on board crashed with Howo truck on the Damghan-Semnan road at 3:30 am.

He pointed out that the bus was moving from Mashhad to Tehran, adding, 'In this crash, the driver of the bus and his wife died instantly, and 10 of the bus passengers were injured and taken to hospital.'

Kabiri, who was on the scene from the early hours of the incident, added that the cause of the incident was the failure to pay attention to front and the driver's fatigue.

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