Three killed,
four injured in Fujairah

FUJAIRAH — Three people were killed and four injured in an accident on Thursday when a truck veered of the road at Al Buthna junction and crashed into a cafeteria.

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Published: Sat 16 Oct 2010, 1:05 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:26 PM

A preliminary investigation of the accident site revealed that the tragedy occurred when a car carelessly crossed Al Buthna junction on the Massafi-Fujairah road and collided with a vehicle carrying gas cylinders.

The truck, which was behind the vehicle swerved abruptly and the driver lost control of the vehicle hitting the roadside cafetaria.

An Indian and a Bangladeshi were identified among the dead, while the identity of the third deceased was not yet known.

An Emirati woman, a Nepalese national, an Indian, and a Bangladeshi were among the injured.

The injured were rushed to a Fujairah hospital. The bodies of the deceased were also shifted to the hospital.

An investigation into the accident has been opened to ascertain who caused the accident.

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