Two women, run over by cars in Sharjah, dead

SHARJAH - A Filipina and a Russian woman died and another Russian woman suffered injuries in two separate run-over accidents on Friday morning.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Sun 20 Mar 2011, 12:27 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:23 AM

A police source said the first accident occurred near Millennium Hotel in Buhairah Corniche. A Filipina who was crossing the road to board a taxi was run over by a speeding car.

The woman died on the spot. In the second accident, a car crashed into another car and one of them veered off the road and ran over two Russian women, killing one of them on the spot. The police patrols shifted the injured woman to Al Kuwaiti Hospital and the body of the deceased to the hospital’s morgue. The Buhairah police arrested the drivers of the two cars that ran over the women. The police suspect speeding to be the cause of both accidents.

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