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.