Dubai: Woman suffers major brain injury after being hit by minibus in Palm Jumeirah

The expat is in critical condition after being involved in a pedestrian crossing accident



By Team KT

Published: Wed 9 Feb 2022, 10:55 AM

A Dubai expatriate woman has suffered severe injuries after being hit by a minibus in the Emirate’s Palm Jumeirah neighbourhood.

It is said that the victim, who is a Filipina national, was walking a dog when tragedy struck near the Shoreline Apartments 9 Friday morning.

The hospital, where she was rushed after the accident, has confirmed she has suffered multiple traumatic injuries and a ‘catastrophic brain injury’.

David Jelley, hospital director at the Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, told Khaleej Times, “The patient presented to Mediclinic Parkview hospital after being involved in a motor vehicle accident on the Palm Jumeirah.”

Jelley, added, “She presented with multiple traumatic injuries and sustained a catastrophic brain injury. She was immediately resuscitated by our trauma team, had emergency surgery, and is currently being cared for in our ICU.”

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Details of the accident are yet to be released as police are currently investigating the issue.

reporters@khaleejtimes.com


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