The victims of road accidents in Tanzania have become at least 11 people

© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera in photobacteria. Archival photoThe victims of road accidents in Tanzania have become at least 11 people© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera the image Bank

At least 11 people were killed and 15 people were injured in a traffic accident involving five vehicles in Tanzania, said on Saturday the local newspaper the Citizen, citing local authorities.

According to the publication, accident involving two trucks, two tanker trucks and a minibus occurred on Friday evening in the city of Mbeya. According to the police, one of the trucks brakes failed.

«I was shocked when learned of the death of 11 people tonight in Mbeya. Once again, we lost innocent citizens in an accident in which several people were injured», — quotes the edition of President John Magufuli.

Major fatal accidents involving passenger vehicles it is not uncommon for African countries. Causes them to become, as a rule, poor technical condition of vehicles, deterioration of the roadway and failure to comply with the rules of the road.

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