VIDEO: Injured Briton airlifted to hospital from Dubai desert - GulfToday

VIDEO: Injured Briton airlifted to hospital from Dubai desert


Medical personnel reach the injured Briton to the chopper.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE National Search and Rescue Centre, in coordination with the Operation Department at the Dubai Police, rescued a 36-year-old British national who sustained injuries in the "Margham" desert in Dubai.

The operations room of Dubai Police on Friday was alerted about a man who sustained injuries in the pelvis and a fracture in the leg, after he had an accident with his motorcycle in the "Margham" desert. It was reported he was unable to move.

The rescue team of the National Search and Rescue Centre was immediately rushed to the location of the injured man after locating it with auxiliary operational systems and with the search and rescue helicopter.

The injured person was transferred to Sheikh Rashid Hospital for necessary medical treatment while ensuring the precautionary and preventive measures.

Dubai-rescue-2 A chopper lands at the accident site.

Earlier, the Air Ambulance Team at the Ministry of Interior rescued an Asian man following a car accident in Al Manama in Ajman.

The directorate was alerted by the National Ambulance that a person was badly injured and would need to be rapidly airlifted. Immediately, an air ambulance helicopter rushed to the crash site in cooperation with the National Ambulance. The injured person was airlifted to Al Qassimi Hosiptal in Sharjah.


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