People look at the damaged car inside the shopping store in Sharjah.
Mahmoud Muhsen, Staff Reporter
Excessive speed and sudden swerving led a vehicle driven by an Asian woman to storm into a shopping store and smash its glass facade in Sharjah on Thursday morning.
Police patrols and the national ambulance rushed to the scene based on a report by a passerby at about 11:30am in which he said a vehicle driven by an Asian woman hit the facade of a store and stormed into it after suddenly swerving while driving at a high speed.
The damaged car is seen.
The vehicle climbed the front sidewalk of the store and the front of the vehicle settled inside in Maysaloon along Al Zahra Street in Sharjah.
As a result of the accident, the façade of the store was smashed and the display shelves were damaged but no human injuries were reported.
"Instead of stopping the vehicle, the driver increased speed and unfortunately lost control over the car. The vehicle crossed the sidewalk and crashed into the glass window of a shopping store,” police officials revealed.
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