Rabat: Eight people were killed and five others seriously injured in a three-car crash in Morocco, officials said.
 
The accident took place on the road linking the cities of Sidi Bennour and Safi on Wednesday, a security source said.
 
Deadly traffic accidents are common in the North African country.
 
According to data from the Moroccan Transport Ministry, a total of 3,565 people were killed in the country last year.
 
The ministry has adopted a new strategy 2015-2025 vowing to reduce the victims of accidents by 50 per cent.