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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 18 August 2018

Driver rescued from lorry crash in Ajman 

Police extracted man from wreckage using specialist equipment

The driver had to be extracted from this lorry after it swerved off the road in Ajman. Ajman Civil Defence
The driver had to be extracted from this lorry after it swerved off the road in Ajman. Ajman Civil Defence

A trapped lorry driver had to be extracted from the wreckage after his vehicle swerved off the road in Al Helio, Ajman, on Wednesday.

The injured Asian driver was taken to the nearest hospital.

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Ajman Civil Defence department said its central operations room received a report about the incident on Wednesday night and immediately dispatched ambulances and rescue teams.

Maj Marwan Al Shamsi, duty officer, said the rescue teams worked with Ajman Police to pull the driver from the lorry, using specialist equipment, and he was immediately transferred to hospital.

Police urged motorists to adhere to speed limits and to slow down at intersections and exits.

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