Filipina dies, friend injured in UAE hit-and-run accident

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Ras Al Khaimah - The Filipina's friend was seriously injured in the accident.

A Filipina died in a run-over accident in Ras Al Khaimah's Shamal intersection late on Friday. She was crossing the road with another friend when a car ran over them. The friend, also Filipina, was seriously injured.

They were rushed to the Saqr Hospital, where one of them was declared dead, while the other was admitted to the intensive care unit.

The police have urged pedestrians to cross the road only from designated areas, "especially during the night when the visibility is low".

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