1 dead, 20 injured in traffic accident in Amman

Salt, One person died and 20 others sustained various injuries, in a traffic accident involving transport public bus and a small vehicle on the al-Hummar district in Amman, a Civil Defence Department (CDD) statement said Wednesday.It said paramedics an…

Salt, One person died and 20 others sustained various injuries, in a traffic accident involving transport public bus and a small vehicle on the al-Hummar district in Amman, a Civil Defence Department (CDD) statement said Wednesday.

It said paramedics and rescue teams rushed to the scene, administered first aid to the injured before moving them to Salt Governmental Hospital and King Hussein Medical City Center.

The general condition of the injured was fair, but one was described as critical, the statement added.

Director of Balqa Health Directorate, Wael Azbal, told Petra’s reporter that Salt Hospital received 11 cases, one of which was dead, while the rest were treated in the emergency department.

Source: Jordan News Agency