Trailer slams into bus on Karaj-Qazvin highway, 14 dead

TEHRAN, Sept. 27 (MNA) -- A Scania trailer crashed into a passenger bus on Karaj-Qazvin highway on Monday killing 14 people and injuring about 31 others.

The incident happened at 06:00 a.m. local time near the Karaj toll station, police announced.

Of the fatalities 9 passengers died upon impact immediately and the others succumbed to their injuries later in hospital.

The passenger bus was moving from Baneh, a city in northwestern Kurdistan Province, to Tehran.

Police have blamed the trailer driver for the tragic incident.

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