The woman was driving in the wrong direction and collided with a heavy vehicle. The car and the body were burnt beyond recognition.
Police patrols as well as national ambulance and civil defence teams rushed to the scene of the accident and transported the deceased to the hospital
According to Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, director of Dubai Traffic Police, the police patrol was on its regular duty when they spotted the reckless driver driving his SUV recklessly.
The Sharjah Police General Command launched a joint initiative between the Punitive and Correctional Institution and the Traffic Services and Licensing Centre to provide traffic services to the institution’s inmates and their families, in the presence of Brigadier General Ahmed Abdulaziz Shuhail, Director of the Punitive and Correctional Institution.
Sharjah Police arrested a man on charges of reckless driving a few hours after a video had been posted on social media in which a vehicle appeared performing dangerous movements on the Al Madam Al Shuwaib road, leading to a traffic accident.
Violators will be booked in this regard according to the Article (86) of the executive regulations amending the Traffic Law. If the light vehicle does not adhere to the compulsory traffic lane, a fine of Dhs400 will be issued against the motorists.
The field committees are deployed in the various internal and external roads of the emirate, to reinforce the inspection and control tasks, covering remote areas, to control drivers who violate and do not abide by traffic rules.
Official records indicate that the insurance company has filed a lawsuit, demanding that the defendant, the driver, should pay over Dhs524,000 and pay the legal interest of 12% for causing the death and injury of two people while driving under the influence of alcohol.
She told the cops she was speeding because she was desperate to go to the dunny or toilet. But she did not stop at a roadside service station, which would have been the natural thing to do if she were so hard-pressed.