Dubai bus accident: Driver admits it was his mistake

Dubai bus accident: Driver admits it was his mistake

The accident caused the death of 17 people.



By Hesham Salah

Published: Tue 2 Jul 2019, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Wed 3 Jul 2019, 11:17 AM

The Omani bus driver who crashed into a road barrier in Dubai resulting in the death of 17 people on June 6 has admitted to committing a mistake that led to the accident.
Salah Bou Farrucha Al Felasi, advocate-general and head of  the emirate's traffic prosecution, said the 53-year-old driver has confirmed he caused wrongful death due to his driving mistake.  
Dubai bus accident: Prosecution seeks 7-year jail, Dh3.4m blood money
He added that the court has adjourned the case for hearing on July 9. 
The driver is facing multiple charges, with the Dubai traffic prosecution demanding that he pay total blood money of Dh3.4 million.


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