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One dead, 11 injured in separate accidents

By Petra - May 15,2014 - Last updated at May 15,2014

AMMAN — A trailer truck driver was killed and a diesel tanker driver injured on Thursday in an accident on the Azraq-Shweir road, according to the Civil Defence Department (CDD).

Both vehicles caught fire as a result of the accident and CDD personnel extinguished the blaze and administered first aid to the injured driver, who suffered third-degree burns, before transferring him to Zarqa Public Hospital, where he was reported to be in fair condition.

Also Thursday, a trailer truck overturned and hit 14 vehicles on the Amman ring road, injuring 10 people.

CDD personnel administered first aid to the injured before transferring them to Al Bashir Hospital and Marka Islamic Hospital, where they were reported to be in fair condition.

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