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Emirati mother and child killed in Abu Dhabi road accident

Police say the accident was a result of excessive speeding by the driver of a cement mixer

Emirati mother and child killed in Abu Dhabi road accident

Both the mother and the 11-year old boy were declared dead at the scene of the accident.

An Emirati woman and her 11-year-old son were killed in an accident with a cement mixer in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

According to Abu Dhabi Police, the woman and her child died after the cement roller rolled over and crushed her vehicle in Abu Dhabi’s Al Bahia area.

Two other children in the car sustained injuries in the accident. Both the mother and the 11-year old boy were declared dead at the scene of the accident.

In a Khaleej Times report, Major Abdullah Khamis Al Azizi, the head of the investigation and serious accidents department of the traffic department of external areas said that the accident was caused by excessive speeding by the truck driver.

“This led to the rolling of the cement mixer and falling on to the light vehicle.”

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