The collision between a freight truck and a bus with agriculture workers killed approximately 14 and injured 30.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI will personally take care of the funeral expenses for victims of a fatal truck accident and ordered authorities to transfer the survivors to Mohammed V Military Hospital in Rabat.
Approximately 14 people died and 30 others were injured in a traffic accident between a heavyweight truck transporting construction materials and a bus carrying agriculture workers.
The truck and the bus collided Wednesday morning near Moulay Bousselham, a town on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, 140 kilometers north of Rabat.
Local gendarmerie and civil protection officers quickly went to the scene to assist. Authorities also opened an investigation into the deadly accident.
The survivors were transported to the provincial hospitals of Kenitra, Larache, and Souk El Arbaa.
Hours after the accident, King Mohammed VI sent his condolences to the victims’ families and agreed to personally take charge of the funeral expenses and the hospitalization costs of the survivors, according to a statement from the Royal Cabinet.