Five die in Sharjah road accidents

SHARJAH - Four nationals and a Pakistani died and two Kazakhs were injured in three accidents on Al Madam-Al Showaib Road in Sharjah in the space of four to five hours on Thursday morning.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Fri 1 Aug 2008, 2:08 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:59 PM

In the first accident around 10am, three nationals, including two women, died on the spot when their car rammed into a heavy vehicle that had suddenly emerged onto the road from a side entrance without the driver ensuring safety. The truck driver, who escaped unhurt, was taken into custody by Al Dhaid police. In the second accident at the same place, when a 27-year-old Pakistani truck driver tried to take a turn without ensuring that the road was clear and crashed into a car driven by 23-year-old UAE national, who died on the spot. In this case, too, the truck driver was not injured and was taken into custody.

In the third accident, a 34-year-old Pakistani died and two Kazakhs were seriously injured when their vehicles collided. The injured were being treated at Al Dhaid Hospital.

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