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UAE: 4 workers dead, 9 injured in horrific road accident

Afkar Abdullah /Sharjah
afkarali@khaleejtimes.com Filed on February 9, 2021

(Alamy)

The vehicle swerved off the road as the driver got distracted while driving.

Four expat construction company workers died on the spot on Tuesday in a tragic road accident.

Nine others received serious to moderate injuries in the crash that occurred on Khor Fakkan road near Al Sayouh intersection.

Major Abdullah Al Manzari, Director of the Patrol and Traffic Department at Sharjah Police, said that the force received a call about the accident at 6:20 am on Tuesday.

Police teams comprising ambulance, traffic experts, and patrol reached the site where they found bodies of four dead workers - while and nine others had received serious and moderate injuries.

The police rushed the injured workers to the nearest hospital for treatment while patrols closed the road for traffic in both directions.

During the investigation, the police found out that the bus carrying four workers and the driver suddenly swerved off the road - causing it to flip over several times, which resulted in the casualties on board.

The Sharjah Police General Command regrets the occurrence of such an accident and calls on motorists to not get distracted while driving, and to adhere to specified road speed limits, especially at intersections and tunnels. Follow traffic rules to preserve life and property.

Afkar Abdullah





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