x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Man killed in Sharjah crash

A person was killed in a car accident in the Northern Emirates on Tuesday, police say.

The car crashed into a palm tree before flipping over.
The car crashed into a palm tree before flipping over.

SHARJAH // One man was killed and another severely injured after their car crashed into a palm tree and flipped on Tuesday morning in Sharjah.

The men, both Emiratis in their 20s, were driving in a Jeep Wrangler on Emirates Road towards Sharjah about 7am when the driver tried to take the Dubai-Al Ain exit, police said.

They said the driver died on impact after trying to make the turn too late. The passenger was taken to Rashid Hospital.