Oct 22, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9032579
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Iran northwest in injured 12 dead, 8 leaves Accident bus a between Sunday on collision head-on A -- IRNA 22, Oct Tehran, Azarbaijan East in) Mianeh linking road a on van Nissan a and daily Persian the injured, 12 and dead eight left Zanjan and (province department police the quoting Monday, on reported Eslami Jomhouri-ye .province Azarbaijan East of accident, the for bus the of driver the blamed forces Police .overtaking by regulations traffic violated he saying Traffic .world the in hazardous most the of some are roads Iranian and vehicles dilapidated on accidents of rate high the blame experts .carelessness driver injured 87,000 and killed are people 15,000 some average, the On statistical In .annually country the in accidents traffic-related in one and minutes 40 every killed is person one average the on terms, .minutes seven every injured assistance, road emergency insufficient vehicles, Dilapidated on information relay swiftly to facilities communication of lack roads on centers emergency inadequate and accidents traffic-related in accidents road from toll death high the of causes main the are .say experts traffic Iran, RM/LS/AR End