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Tragedy Strikes in Al Khawaneej: Fatal Car Accident Claims Two Lives


Dec 21, 2023 #UAE

Dubai – In a devastating incident near Etihad Mall in Al Khawaneej, a high-speed sports car veered off a bridge, resulting in a fatal crash that claimed the lives of a man and a woman. The incident occurred on Tuesday at 11.55 pm, sending shockwaves through the community.

Details of the Accident: Major General Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, the director of the General Department of Traffic at Dubai Police, provided insights into the tragic incident. According to Al Mazrouei, the driver was recklessly over speeding, leading to the loss of control as the car approached a curve on the bridge. The vehicle skidded, colliding with the curb and concrete barrier before plummeting from the bridge to the street below.

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The impact of the fall was exacerbated by the excessive speed, causing the car to continue in the opposite direction on the lower street. The vehicle eventually came to rest on the median strip, where it erupted in flames. Tragically, the driver and a female passenger lost their lives in the fiery aftermath.

Immediate Response: Dubai Police swiftly responded to the scene, dispatching police officers and rescuers. Traffic patrols were deployed to manage traffic flow, secure the accident site, and facilitate the prompt arrival of ambulances and rescue vehicles.

Identification Withheld: While the identities of the deceased were not immediately disclosed, Major General Al Mazrouei expressed condolences for the lives lost and emphasized the need for responsible driving to prevent such tragic incidents.

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Road Safety Awareness: This unfortunate event serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of adhering to speed limits and practicing responsible driving habits. Authorities continue to stress the significance of road safety awareness to prevent accidents and protect lives.

As the community mourns the loss of two lives, Dubai Police are expected to conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. The tragic incident underscores the collective responsibility of all motorists to prioritize safety on the roads, ensuring that such heart-wrenching incidents are avoided in the future.

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