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A combo image shows the truck seconds before it fell off the mountain.
Gulf Today Report
The Fayfa’s civil defence teams in Saudi Arabia have witnessed a fatal car accident on Sunday, resulting in the death of a cleaner and the injury of another.
The garbage truck driven by a cleaner from Fayfa’s Municipality had slipped due to the rain and fell off the mountain, resulting in the death of the worker and the injury of another.
A video circulating on social media showed the truck approaching a bend on the road. It somehow loses control and slipped of the mountain.
The police are investigating the accident.
The authorities are urging everyone to remain cautious, specially motorists during rain.
Some parts of Saudi Arabia have been witnessing heavy downpour over the past few days.
People have been advised to stay off valleys and flooded areas.
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.
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.
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.
According to a report in local daily Sabq, the accident claimed the life of a Saudi man, his wife and their daughter.
Sheikh Mohammed on Wednesday met a number of high-ranking military and police officials from the UAE and other nations, who attended the graduation ceremony of the 47th cohort of graduates of the Zayed II Military College.
Dubai Police and Civil Defence officials evacuated the building in recording time.
The two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation across various domains, affirming their joint keenness for continuous consultation to benefit the mutual interests of their countries and peoples.
Both the siblings remained for 17 hours under the rubble of their building, after the devastated earthquake in Syria and Turkey.