Mangled remains of the vehicles are seen at the site of the accident.
Mohammed Al Mahi, Staff Reporter
An Asian driver was burnt to death while another was injured in a collision that involved 3 trucks on the Emirates Road near Exit 93 in Umm Al Quwain.
Negligence and lack of concentration is believed to be the cause to of the accident.
After a report to this effect was received, Anjad and national ambulance teams rushed to the scene of the collision and took the drivers out of their trucks.
The deceased was taken to the hospital for the necessary procedures while the injured was given the necessary medical treatment.
Civil defence teams also rushed to the scene of the collision to deal with the fire that erupted in one of the three trucks as a result of the collision.
After the fire was put out, the three trucks were removed and the road was open for traffic.
Initiating investigation into the collision, the Umm Al Quwain Police stressed the necessity for road users to abide by the speed limits and the traffic law and not to be preoccupied by anything else than driving safely.
As many as 21 workers were injured after the bus carrying them towards Sharjah met with an accident on the Emirates Road.
The deceased worker was transferred to the morgue, while the injured were rushed to the hospital to receive the necessary medical assistance.
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 decision comes a day after two cases of coronavirus were reported in Pakistan. Both the infected people had recently visited Iran, where the number of people affected by the virus has grown drastically in the past few days. Health officials have said both were "stable."
The victim was stabbed several times. An autopsy is being carried out on the body for further investigation.
A city in China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the global coronavirus epidemic, will pay residents as much as 10,000 yuan ($1,425.96) if they proactively report symptoms of the illness and it is confirmed after testing.
Qianjiang, a city of around one million people located about 150km from the stricken provincial capital of Wuhan, has reported a total of 197 cases so far and is stepping up efforts to ensure its infected people are confined and treated.