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Mahmoud Muhsen, Staff Reporter
An Asian was killed on Sunday morning after his vehicle collided with a truck on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road leading to Sharjah.
According to a report received by the operations room of the Central Region Comprehensive Police Station, a collision took place between a vehicle and a truck on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road near Mleiha. Traffic patrols and national ambulance rushed to the scene of the accident. It was found that the accident took place when the vehicle swerved abruptly after the driver had lost control of the vehicle to hit a truck on the same road. The driver was killed on the spot after sustaining severe brain haemorrhage and was admitted to Al Qasimi Hospital.
In another development, an Asian boy sustained serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a main road in Al Nahda in Sharjah on Saturday.
The operations room of the Sharjah Police General Headquarters received a report at 9pm on Saturday that an Asian boy, 16, was hit by a vehicle in Al Nahda.
The national ambulance rushed to the scene of the accident and found that the driver of the vehicle that hit the boy had sped away and had not waited for the traffic patrols and national ambulance.
The injured boy was taken to the emergency section of Al Qasimi Hospital where he underwent a surgical operation as a result of sustaining serious injuries including fractures in the shoulder bones. He was later admitted to the intensive care unit.
Earlier, an Asian worker sustained moderate burns in his face when caustic acid spurted from a vehicle battery he was trying to close tightly during his work at a car wash station in Sharjah on Tuesday.
A national ambulance rushed to the place of the incident and took the injured man to the emergency section of Al Qasimi Hospital, where the medical team on duty conducted necessary medical examinations on him.
The Criminal Court in Sharjah on Tuesday confronted an Asian defendant with testimonies of her flatmates who witnessed a murder committed by her. The defendant who was reportedly drunk had stabbed her flatmate to death.
A 75-year-old citizen was killed on Wednesday morning due to severe injuries which he sustained due to a collision on a road in Ras Al Khaimah. The deceased was on his way dropping his 14-year-old daughter to school. The daughter and the driver of the other vehicle, a 20-year-old citizen reportedly sustained injuries.
An Indian girl, Zulfa Bidol Asghar Yaseen, two, died in an intensive care unit at the Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday. The girl succumbed to her serious injuries she sustained in a traffic accident that took place recently when she was with her mother and father, an imam of a mosque in the emirate, who was driving the car.
US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Americans might not know the winner of the November presidential election for months due to disputes over mail ballots, building on his criticism of a method that could be used by half of US voters this year.
Dubai Economy also urged everyone to report any non-compliance to the precautionary guidelines through the Dubai Consumer app available on the Apple and Google stores, by calling 600545555, or by visiting the Consumerrights.ae website.
The government has also introduced a Pass Track Application that all travellers will be required to install in their mobile phones. A health declaration form is also required to be filled 48 hours before arriving in the country.