Mostafa Abdel-Khaleq, President of Sohag University, went to inspect the cases of the injured in the New Akhmim Road accident, at the University Hospital, where he reassured himself about the presence of all the medical and nursing staff, and the availability of all medical supplies necessary to treat the injured..
The president of the university stressed that the hospital should harness all its capabilities to aid and treat cases, noting the hospital’s readiness for surgical intervention immediately in cases that require entry to operations..
The president of the university stated that the cases of injuries received by the university hospital amounted to 33 cases, varying between cases of various fractures in the body, bruises and separate wounds, including two deaths..
“Gate of Dawn” had obtained the names of the injured in the accident of the overturning of a truck loaded with work at the entrance to the new city of Sohag near the village of Al-Kola, the district of Akhmim Center, east of Sohag, where it was found that 3 from Al-Menoufia Governorate, Ahmed Abdel-Wanis Ali Al-Borai, 20 years old, were suspected of internal bleeding in the brain And Mu’min Muhammad Yusuf 20 years with sporadic abrasions and bruises on the body, and Ibrahim Abd al-Rahman and Ibrahim 20 years old with sporadic abrasions and bruises on the body.
And the injury of 3 from Luxor Governorate: Saleh Taha and Ibrahim, 24 years old, with suspected fracture of the left foot, Muhammad Metwally Muhammad, 27 years old, with suspected fracture of the right and left leg, and Youssef Ali Muhammad, 20 years old, with suspected fracture of the right hand and right foot..
The accident also resulted in an injury from Beheira Governorate, they and Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Sawy, 29 years old, with suspected fracture of the right hand, Hamada Mabrouk Hamida, 18 years old, with suspected fracture of the left hand and left leg, and Masoud Abdel Ismail, 26 years old, with suspected fracture of the left foot and ribs, and two injured from Assiut governorate, Ahmed Mustafa Abdel Salam, 45 years old, with suspected fracture of the left foot and suspected fracture of the spine, Yassin Abdel-Tawab Abdel Hamid, 21, with suspected post-concussion.
Abdel-Aal 3 from Mansoura, the uncle of Saeed Ismail, 40, was injured with suspected fracture of the right leg, Ahmed Mahrous Abdel Salam, 27, with a cut wound to the scalp, and Taha Ali Sayed, 35, with suspected internal bleeding in the brain.
Also among the injured is Omar Al-Saeed Al-Adawiyah, 23 years old, with suspected fracture of the right shoulder and post-concussion. He lives in Sohag Governorate, and Hatem Muhammad Bahloul, 26 years old, with suspected post-concussion and suspected internal brain hemorrhage, lives in Nagaa Hammadi Center, unidentified, 30 years old, with suspected post-concussion.
And two injured from the State of Sudan are Abdul Ghaffar Al-Radi Jibril, 29 years old, with suspicion of post-concussion, and Ahmed Awad Muhalal, 32 years old, with suspected fracture of the left foot and right hand..
The incident dates back to after Major General Mohamed Abdel Moneim Sherbash, Assistant Minister, Director of Sohag Security, had received a report from the Rescue Operations Room stating that a pickup truck had overturned on the road at the entrance to the new city of Akhmim, and that there were casualties..
Immediately, Colonel Sherif Tantawy, the commissioner of the Akhmim police station, and Hussein Habarir, head of the local unit of the Akhmim center and city, moved to the scene of the accident..
Through investigations supervised by Major General Mohamed Zain, Director of the Criminal Investigation Department and led by the officers of the investigation unit of Akhmim Police Station, it was found that a pick-up truck loaded with iron and workers overturned when it was turning at the entrance to the new city of Akhmim in the village of Al-Kola. During their first aid, 11 ambulances were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The critical cases were transferred to Sohag University Hospital, and minor injuries to Sohag General Hospital..
Traffic Department forces and road security forces were dispatched to the scene of the accident, and a report was issued regarding the incident, and it is being presented to the Public Prosecution.