Bus accident in Baku: Injured and dead reported


Published: 13 October 2021

Last modified: 13 October 2021

21 people were taken to the hospital

On the morning of 12 October, a traffic accident occurred on the Airport-Mardakan road between a tractor trailer and a passenger bus.

According to the Chief Inspector of the Baku Main Police Office Major Araz Askerli, five people were killed and ten ambulances were called to the scene. 21 people were injured in the incident, Askerli told APA, of them eleven men and ten women. Eight of the injured were taken to the Clinical Medical Center and thirteen to the Clinical City Hospital No. 3.

The identities of those killed are not yet known.

According to preliminary information, the accident occurred when the truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel.


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