One killed, 63 injured in '130-car pile-up' in northeast Iran

One killed, 63 injured in '130-car pile-up' in northeast Iran

At least one person has been killed and many more wounded in a multiple-vehicle collision on a road leading to the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, Press TV reports.

“So far, 63 passengers have been injured in the accident and one has lost his life,” the head of Iran’s Center for Emergency Medical Services, Pir Hossein Kolivand, said on Friday of the pile-up in Razavi Khorasan Province.

He added that the accident occurred in conditions of thick fog and low visibility and noted that those requiring advanced medical attention have been transferred to hospitals in nearby cities.

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