x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 January 2018

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run RAK accident

The bus driver was apprehended two hours after he fled the scene.

An Asian pedestrian, 57, was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Tuesday, Ras Al Khaimah Police reported.

A bus driver fled the scene, but was found by police two hours later and was charged.

The driver of the empty school bus, also 57, was interrogated and the case was transferred to public prosecution.

Drivers are urged to respect speed limits and pay attention to all road users, said Col Abdullah Ali, director of the Department of Traffic and Patrols Directorate General.

Road users are asked to report any unusual incidents to police immediately.