Senegal road accident kills 15

2011-09-23 09:17
Dakar - A four-car pile-up killed 15 people and injured 17 others in the west of Senegal Thursday, the fire department said.

"There was first a collision between a mini-bus and another transport vehicle on a track," about 50km from Tivaouane, fire department spokesperson Abdoulaye Ndiaye told AFP.

"That was followed by a pile-up with two other vehicles, a lorry and a taxi," he said, adding that the accident happened in late morning, and that 11 of the 17 people injured are in a critical state.

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