Rescuers at the site of the accident in Abu Dhabi.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
A horrific accident in Abu Dhabi on Thursday left six people dead.
19 others were also injured in the crash when a passenger bus rammed into the truck on Al Raha Beach Street.
Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al Hosani, Head of the Traffic Department, stated that the command and control center of the Operations Department in the Central Operations Sector in Abu Dhabi Police received an information, indicating the occurrence of a collision between a truck and a bus.
The Abu Dhabi Police team rushed to the site of the accident.
He pointed out that the swift by different in providing treatment and quickly transferring the other s to hospitals were laudable.
He pointed out that field measures were taken to secure the road and clear it.
The road was diverted from Sheikh Zayed Bridge towards Al Maqta Bridge, and the road was returned to its normal state.
In turn, Abu Dhabi Police revealed through surveillance cameras in cooperation with the Follow-up and Control Center - Abu Dhabi that the main cause of the accident was the result of a reckless behavior of a driver who was driving at a slow speed in front of the truck which confused other drivers.
This led the truck to stop in the middle
of the road to avoid ramming into the vehicle.
Abu Dhabi police have urged residents to drive cautious and adhere to the traffic rules to avoid such accidents.
Five female students sustained minor injuries in a collision between seven vehicles and a bus carrying students, after Al Maqta Bridge, inwardly, at 9.30am on Wednesday morning.
The authorities have stressed that the application of Article No. 29 of the sudden deviation of the vehicle, involving a fine of Dhs1000, and 4 black points.
The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), announced that three people of Asian nationality died and two others were injured as a result of a traffic accident involving two buses, a small bus and a large bus, on the Seih Shuaib - Al Fayah Truck Road.
Stressing the importance of concerted efforts by all government and private entities to secure the safety of road users and guarantee their right to life, the Abu Dhabi Police underscored their continuous interest in developing the traffic safety system in co-ordination with partners with a view to reaching the best response rates and providing logistical support for the injured.
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