Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 25 April 2019

Helicopter rescue operation after Jeep crashes in Abu Dhabi desert

Three people injured after vehicle overturned in Madinat Zayed

A land and air rescue operation was launched after a car accident in the Abu Dhabi desert left three people injured. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police
A land and air rescue operation was launched after a car accident in the Abu Dhabi desert left three people injured. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Police

A police helicopter swooped to the rescue after three people were injured when their vehicle overturned in the Abu Dhabi desert.

The Air Wing operation swung into action after Abu Dhabi Police were alerted to the accident involving a Jeep in Madinat Zayed.

The stricken trio were taken to Madinat Zayed Hospital.

The driver suffered moderate injuries, while the two passengers were more severely injured.

The police's air team carries out a wide variety of operations, including search and rescue missions and road monitoring tasks.

Updated: December 23, 2018 01:31 PM

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