Asian driver dies after truck flips over in Fujairah - GulfToday

Asian driver dies after truck flips over in Fujairah

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The damaged truck at the accident site in Fujairah.

Mohamed Al Waselah, Staff Reporter

An Asian trucker died after his vehicle had flipped over on Yabsa Road, one of the roads established by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development in Fujairah for trucks.

Brigadier General Ali Rashid Bin Awash Al Yamahi, Director of Traffic and Patrol Department of Fujairah Police said the accident took place at 11:30pm on Monday.

The truck that was loaded with cement and was heading to Fujairah Port from Masafi, when it turned over at Yabsa round about due to excessive speed.

The driver sustained serious injuries and was stuck inside the truck.

The Civil Defense teams with traffic patrols had to cut open the cabin to extract the driver, but by the time the driver had passed away.

The deceased was transferred to Fujairah Hospital to complete the legal procedures.