Seven children injured in Sharjah road crash

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Seven children injured in Sharjah road crash

Sharjah - The family was returning from their weekend camping when the accident occurred.

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Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Sun 28 Jan 2018, 6:17 AM

Last updated: Mon 29 Jan 2018, 7:58 AM

Seven children, aged between 12 and 15, were injured when the vehicle they were travelling collided with a truck on the Suhaila-Ghail road in Al Dhaid city on Saturday night.
Police report said injuries to some children were serious.
The accident occurred when the vehicle attempted to avoid the truck but was collided.
The children, belonging to the same family, were taken to Al Dhaid Hospital.
However, due to the unavailability of beds in the  emergency section, some of the injured were shifted to RAK hospital.
The family was returning from their weekend camping when the accident occurred.
Police said there were 20 accidents involving desert campers during weekend and resulted in 15  minor injuries.
Meanwhile, in another incident, five citizens and one Arab were moderately injured in an accident on the Malihah road on Saturday. The injured were taken by air ambulance to Al Dhaid Hospital for treatment.



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