Alexandria city, on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, is the second largest city thereafter Cairo and has a rich cultural heritage.
The move was seen as an attempt to place the enclave under exclusive Israeli control after years of being run by Hamas.
The hostages released by Hamas include 13 Israelis, 10 Thais and one Filipino.
The deal, reached between Egypt, Israel and Hamas, followed another day of bloodshed in Gaza in which an Israeli air strike killed over 50 people in a refugee camp.
Rafah, which is on the border between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Hamas-governed Gaza, is the only crossing into the territory not controlled by Israel.
Indian PM Modi is on a two-day state visit to Egypt.
It was not immediately clear how the accident occurred. Reckless driving, lax traffic rules and poor road conditions cause many vehicular crashes in Egypt.
He is scheduled to visit the country from January 24 to 26.
The world's largest beauty contest, Miss Eco Teen, has its headquarters in Egypt and has 25 participating nations in the competition.
With a long list of demands for COP27, country delegates said there had been little progress so far on the technical details of how to deliver on deals and pledges made in previous years.