Officials inspect accident site in Al Arda governorate, Saudi Arabia.
Gulf Today Report
A Saudi family was killed in a horrific collision that took place in Al Arda governorate in Saudi Arabia.
The accident occured on the road linking the governorate and Al Khouba.
According to a report in local daily Sabq, the accident claimed the life of a Saudi man, his wife and their daughter.
The road on which the accident occurred is of only one lane so motorist usually drive at high speed on it.
Most of the accident on such roads occur due to the entry of vehicles from secondary roads, which collide with vehicles coming from the main road.
It is reported that last week also a similar tragic accident occurred, resulting in the death of a young man and the injury of his brother, who was transferred to intensive care unit.
Authorities have called upon motorists to exercise caution, reduce speeds, and not use mobile phones to avoid fatal accidents.
When the Civil Defence men reached the accident site, one of them recognised the car. To his horror, it turned out to be his father’s vehicle. His two sisters were also inside the vehicle.
The car driver hit a motorcyclist during a rally at midnight on Friday on the bridge at the intersection of King Khalid with the Southern Ring Road. The authorities identified the man in less than 24 hours.
According to police report, a young man in his twenties was driving on the Al-Qusbah-Al-Sadr road, east of Makkah. The motorist was surprised by the presence of a camel on the loose in front him. He could not swerve and hit the animal.
The typing centres affirmed that the entry permit application was activated since last Friday and covered all types of residence visas, noting that the holder of a UAE residence visa who stayed abroad for more than 6 months can apply for the entry permit.
Jabal Jais in Ras Al Khaimah recorded the lowest temperature of 1.9°C at 4:15 am on Sunday. Jabal Al Rahba in RAK also recorded 4.2°C. and Jabal Mabrah recorded 4.6 °C, while Rukna in the city of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi, recorded 6.7°C.
The court indicated that he based his claim on a copy of the medical report, which was not sufficient to prove that the injury occurred as a result of work.