Two inmates dead, 16 injured in traffic accident on Desert Road

Amman, Two inmates died and 16 others, including 3 public security personnel, were injured on Saturday in a collision between a vehicle transporting prisoners and a truck in the Al-Abyad area on the southern Desert Road.

The Public Security Department said in a statement that the injured were treated on the spot before being evacuated to hospital, where they were listed in a light to moderate condition.

It said that the traffic investigation unit in the Central Traffic Department opened an investigation to determine the cause of the accident and take the necessary legal action.

Source: Jordan News Agency