By Staff writer
Accident on Saturday night involved a bus and a lorry on Emirates Road
Four people were killed and 11 others injured following an accident between a bus and a lorry on Emirates Road on Saturday night.
Dubai Police has revealed that the accident happened after the lorry broke down on the third lane of Emirates Road, near Al Nadha bridge, and the driver attempted to pull over, when it was hit by the bus, which was carrying labourers.
According to Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, director of Dubai Traffic Police, the command and control room at the General Department of Operations, the accident occurred shortly after 7pm.
“The crash led to the death of four people and the injury of seven. One was severely injured, two suffered moderate injuries, and eight others were lightly wounded,” he said.
“Traffic police patrols rushed to the scene and facilitated the transfer of the injured to Rashid Hospital for necessary treatment,” he added.
Dubai Police have warned motorists to abide by the speed limits and avoid distractions while driving.