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Dad dies, mum and son hurt in Sharjah road smash

Vehicle overturns on Al Dhaid road in Sharjah as police put crash down to speeding

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Sharjah: An Asian man died while his wife and son were severely injured when their vehicle swerved from its lane and overturned on Al Dhaid road. The accident happened due to speeding, an official at the Sharjah Police told Gulf News.

The operations room at Sharjah Police received information about the accident on Friday night.

Police said that the initial investigations had revealed that a 32-year-old woman, who is from Comoros Island, lost control over her vehicle due to speeding. As a result, the vehicle swerved and overturned on the road.

Her Pakistani husband who was sitting on the front passenger seat died while she and her five-year-old son sustained injuries.

The police rescue team pulled the injured woman and her son from the vehicle and transferred them to Al Dhaid hospital where their condition was reported to be stable.

According to police, they suffered from multiple bone fractures. The body of the husband was transferred to the hospital morgue to be handed over to his family.

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It feels there is lack of investigative/fact finding reporters now adays and all types of vehicles crashes given a single reason and that is"over speeding" which is not right always. We have highwayswith quite high speed limits of 120kph and if you are driving at thisspeed a minor road hazard could become fatal. We need to educate roadusers not only about driving but also how to deal with sudden roadhazards, keep calm and don't get panic in emergency situations which isthe most dangerous thing and could convert the incident into deadlyaccident.

Mobin

11 November 2013 18:35jump to comments
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