At least 15 people have died and others injured after a car accident in Yabello, Borean Zone, Oromia Regional state, Borena Zone Government Communication Affairs Office said.
The accident occurred when a speeding car carrying contraband collided with another car.
According to the report the car, which loaded with contraband was traveling to Konso town of South Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State.
More than 15 people are reportedly killed in the accident, according to a report from Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporate.
In Ethiopia, the number of deaths due to traffic accidents is reported to be amongst the highest in the world.
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017 Road Traffic Accidents Deaths in Ethiopia reached 27,140 or 4.27% of total deaths.