Sharjah Police at the site of the incedent.
The Sharjah security departments at 11.24pm on Sunday were alerted about two vehicles that had fallen into the Khalid Lagoon in Al Khan area opposite the Sharjah Courts Complex. The rescue teams at the Central Operations Department of the Sharjah Police, following intensified efforts, succeeded in pulling out the dead body of a driver who was stuck in one of the two vehicles. The marine rescue units, the police patrols (Anjad), and the CID teams at the Buhairah Police Station participated in the rescue operation.
The two vehicles were found to be unlicensed after they had been pulled out from the water.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver who died was responsible for the incident. He hit the second car parked near the coast. Both the cars then fell into the lagoon.
As the Sharjah Police continue the investigations into the incident to uncover the circumstances, they have warned motorists against stopping their vehicles very close to the seafront or the coastal sites to avoid falling into the sea. The police urged the public to exercise caution when moving vehicles or driving in such locations, to avoid such unfortunate incidents.
An Imam and his wife passed away in a traffic accident in Al Saiwah area on Sharjah-Maliha Road on Friday.
Two of the passengers died at the scene, while the third was transferred to Dhaid hospital
As many as 21 workers were injured after the bus carrying them towards Sharjah met with an accident on the Emirates Road.
Police also called on drivers not to completely close the vehicle's windows, especially when parked in the sunlight.
They seized more than two million medical masks of unknown origin, tens of thousands of fake labels, packages and covers for several brands and thousands of thermometers.
The Sharjah Broadcasting Authority (SBA) has lined up more than 90 programmes covering a range of topics to be broadcast on its radio and television channels during the holy month of Ramadan this year. The announcement came at a virtual press conference held on Tuesday.