Six of a family killed in road accident in Sirte

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Six of a family killed in road accident in Sirte

March 24, 2019 - 11:49
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Six members of a family were killed in a tragic collision Saturday, in Sirte city, east of Tripoli.

The accident took place in the Highway of Sirte near the Gharibat Bridge after the tire of a travelling truck blew out and caused it to go into the opposite direction and then crash into the family's car, Sirte Security Directorate said on Facebook.

Seven people died on the spot including six from one family and another man assisting the truck driver, while the truck driver himself survived the accident and was admitted to Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte, the Security Directorate added.