accident scene, police, accident
For illustrative purpose only. Image Credit: iStockphoto

Cairo: Three expat workers were killed after a car had crashed into them on a main road in Bahrain, a Manama newspaper said.

The three Asian nationals were working on maintaining the road and trimming its trees in Manama on Friday when a car driven by another Asian expatriate hit them, Akhbar Al Khaleej reported.

The three workers died on the site while a fourth colleague was seriously injured. Police opened an investigation into the accident.

The Interior Ministry confirmed the accident, saying that a serious accident between a car and pedestrians had occurred on the Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Road, leaving three persons dead and a fourth injured.

Foreigners account for more than half of Bahrain’s total population of 1.7 million.