Three killed in accident

DUBAI — Three people were killed when a speeding car smashed into a broken-down vehicle parked by the roadside. The incident occurred around 11am yesterday on Shaikh Zayed Road.

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Published: Sat 4 Aug 2007, 8:48 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 1:48 AM

While sources in Rashid Hospital reported three deaths, Dubai Police stated that only one person died in the accident, and two others suffered injuries.

According to eyewitnesses and hospital sources, a minibus carrying workers broke down between the first and second interchange on Shaikh Zayed Road. While waiting by the roadside for a towaway vehicle, a speeding car smashed into the vehicle resulting in a fire. Witnesses claimed that three people died on the spot. They also claimed that three Indians and one Filipino were injured.

Rashid Hospital sources said the injured were given treatment and discharged.

Meanwhile, sources from Dubai Forensic Department said a body of an Indian national, identified as Ramesh, was found floating in the Al Mamzar beach area.

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