Driver runs over man in UAE, kills him; arrested in 24 hours

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CCTV camera, hit and run accident, man dies in UAE accident, Sharjah road accident, Sharjah Police

Dubai - The victim was rushed to the hospital but did not survive.

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Published: Thu 14 Nov 2019, 2:49 PM

Last updated: Fri 15 Nov 2019, 8:12 AM

A motorist who ran over a man in Sharjah resulting in his death was arrested in less than 24 hours, police said.

The driver, who hit a 29-year-old Asian man and fled the scene, was nabbed after police checked all the cameras in the area.

Sharing the details on their official Instagram account, Sharjah Police said they received a report on the accident at 10.30pm on Monday. The victim was rushed to the Al Qassimi Hospital, but did not survive, said Major Mohammed Rashid Al Shehhi, Head of Investigation and Traffic Control Department at Sharjah Police.

The 47-year-old Asian motorist was arrested after a quick investigation was carried out and all cameras in the area where the accident took place were checked.

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