Dubai: An elderly man is fighting for his life after being hit while crossing the road on Saturday night, a senior police official said.
The man was hit by a speeding vehicle in Al Garhoud at 10.30 pm, said Major General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Director of Dubai Police Traffic Department.
The man was forced to cross the busy road as there was no zebra crossing, he said.
He said the man sustained serious injuries.
Major General Al Zafein said another five people were hurt in a traffic accident that took place on Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road in the early hours of Monday morning.
He said the accident took place at 3 am when a car collided with a van.
Four Asians sustained moderate injures while another Asian was seriously injured.