Video: Driver dies in horrific UAE lorry accident

Video: Driver dies in horrific UAE lorry accident

Dubai - The lorry burst into flames and turned over



By Staff Report

Published: Sun 6 Aug 2017, 5:43 PM

A lorry burst into flames and turned over on a busy Dubai-Sharjah road on Saturday.
According to a video clip circulating on social media, the burning lorry clogged Emirates road - towards Sharjah - as Sharjah Civil Defence battled the blaze and removed the vehicle that turned over after it suddenly caught fire.
Maj. Gen. Abdul Rahman Khater, Director of Awareness and Traffic Information Branch at Sharjah Police, said that report of the accident was received by Sharjah Police Central Operations Room at 4:00 pm on Saturday.
Al-Anjad patrols, Civil Defence teams and ambulance services immediately rushed to the site where firefighters put out the fire.
The patrol team diverted the traffic to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road via Umm Al Quwain.
The lorry driver died in the accident.

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