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Madagascar fatal accident: An overweight taxi-brousse spill with travelers crushed under the weight of baggage

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The throughway linking Fort-Dauphin to the village of Vangaindrano was the scene on Saturday night, of a dramatic traffic accident which has projected a victim outside the passenger compartment, four serious injured, as well as thirteen wounded more lightly affected.

A taxi-brousse overloaded with luggage travelling at full speed and carrying more than 20 passengers suddenly overturned on the side following a puncture in a portion of the damaged road.

The injured passengers in the accident were crushed by the weight of luggage and rescue dispatched to the site had to work for two hours to extricate some occupants of the vehicle, as shown in the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.

Antso Rajaona

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