x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Pedestrian run over and killed on badly lit UAE road

The 48-year-old Asian man was walking alone when a fellow Asian, 32, ran him over in Ras Al Khaimah.

RAS AL KHAIMAH // A pedestrian was run over and killed on a badly lit road in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday night.

The 48-year-old Asian man was walking alone when a fellow Asian, 32, ran him over, Col Ali Al Alkim, acting director of the Traffic and Patrol Department at RAK Police, said.

He added that "it was dark, with insufficient light on the road".

An ambulance and police patrols were dispatched to the scene but the man was already dead.

The victim's body was taken to hospital before being handed over to relatives for burial.

The case is under investigation.

Col Al Alkim urged all pedestrians and drivers to maintain vigilance and obverse the traffic laws, especially in the evening.

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