The Central African Republic
A large truck overloaded with passengers and goods ran off the road in the city of Bambari, killing most on board. The truck, delivering the goods and traders to a local marketplace, also ran into several bystanders on the side of the road, bringing the total number of dead to 78 and injured to 72. Authorities believe it may have been the poor conditions of the road that led to the accident.
This map shows the location of Bambari in relation the capital city of Bangui. Click on the map to learn more.