Sleeping man crushed to death by bulldozer in UAE


bulldozer, Sharjah, accident, sleeping man dies, public prosecution

Sharjah - The driver has been taken into police custody.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Sun 13 Oct 2019, 3:33 PM

Last updated: Mon 14 Oct 2019, 2:03 AM

A worker who was sleeping under the shade of a bulldozer at a construction site was crushed to death after another worker operated the vehicle. According to the police, the driver did not notice the sleeping worker when he drove it.

The deceased Indian worker was 33 years old. The incident was reported from Sharjah's Mleiha area.

"The deceased worker was sleeping during his break time when the incident happened. The case was reported to us at 4pm on Saturday," a police official said. "A team from the central area police station arrived at the spot in under three minutes."

The Indian was declared brought dead at the hospital. The worker who drove the bulldozer has been arrested and referred to the public prosecution.

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