At least five hurt in latest Doha bus station crash

A file photo of the Karwa bus station in Old Ghanim, taken in December 2014.

At least five people are reported to have been injured when a bus lost control and crashed into waiting passengers at Doha’s crowded central bus station yesterday afternoon.

The incident took place at around 4pm, which is one of the busiest times at the Mowasalat bus station in Old Ghanim near Souq Waqif.

According to eyewitnesses reported in The Peninsula, the driver of the No. 29 bus, which was bound for Al Khor, appeared to lose control as he was driving slowly into the stand, ploughing into concrete crash barriers where some of the injured had been sitting.
 
 
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Source News: Doha News
Photo: Peter Kovessy