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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 September 2018

85-year-old man dies after being hit by a car in RAK 

The accident occurred when the man tried to cross the main road without checking if the road was clear.

An Emirati man died after being hit in a car accident. RAK Police
An Emirati man died after being hit in a car accident. RAK Police

An 85-year-old man has died after being run over by a car driven by a 25-year-old woman in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday.

RAK police received a report about the accident at 8am, stating that an Emirati man had been hit by a vehicle driven by an Emirati woman on RAK's Airport Road, and immediately dispatched police patrols and paramedics to the site.

“The accident occurred when the man tried to cross the main road without checking if the road was clear. He was transferred directly to the hospital but was pronounced dead there,” said Capt Ibrahim Al Mazroui, director of Traffic and Patrol Branch at Digdaga police station.

The accident case has been referred to prosecutors for legal action.

Capt Al Mazroui urged the public to abide by traffic rules and regulations and avoid crossing the road from undesignated areas.

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