One killed, several hurt in accidents on rainy day

ABU DHABI — A 37-year-old Pakistani man died after being hit by a car in Al Khaledeya area here as a number of road accidents were reported in the emirate on Saturday, the day rain lashed the Western Region.

By Atef Hanafi

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Published: Mon 19 Mar 2007, 9:18 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:06 AM

Several people were injured in the accidents, Major Yaslam Al Tamimi, head of the Investigations and Accidents Section at the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Department said.

One man was injured when 10 cars rammed into each other at around 12.30pm near the Al Jawazat Bridge.

Similarly, five vehicles hit each other on the Eastern Al Qurm-Corniche Road.

Another accident was reported on the Airport Road as four vehicles hit each other. An accident involving five other vehicles was reported in the same area.

Four accidents were reported on the Al Ain-Abu Dhabi Road, which resulted in minor injuries to some motorists.

Eight vehicles rammed into each other in Al Khaledeya area. However, none was injured.

In another accident, a young Russian woman suffered head and leg injuries when she was hit by a car near Dana Hotel. She was taken to the Khalifa Hospital for treatment.

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