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Dubai delivery rider killed by drunk driver

The arrested man has been referred to Dubai Public Prosecution

Dubai delivery rider killed by drunk driver

The arrested man has been referred to Dubai Public Prosecution.

A delivery biker was killed after being struck by a drunk driver in Dubai, according to local media reports.

Citing Dubai Police, Gulf News reported that the man was stationary at a traffic light on Al Wasl road when the fatal incident occurred.

Paramedics arrived at the scene at 9:30pm, but the delivery driver died upon arrival at a local hospital.

“The driver was taken into custody,” Bur Dubai Police station director Brigadier Abdullah Khadem bin Suroor. “During questioning, it turned out that he was under the influence of alcohol.”

The arrested man has been referred to Dubai Public Prosecution.

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