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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

Emirati, 20, killed in traffic accident

Police patrols and ambulances were dispatched but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

RAS AL KHAIMAH // A 20-year-old Emirati was killed after his vehicle crashed in Gulfar area in Ras Al Khaimah last night.

Lt Col Ibrahim Mohammed Matar, head of Al Rams police station, said that a report of a traffic accident was received by the General Operations Department at 11.20pm yesterday.

Police patrols and ambulances were dispatched but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Brigadier Mohammed Saeed Al Humaidi, Director General of Central Operations at RAK police said that the accident was a result of speeding and reckless driving. He stressed that road users must follow traffic rules and abide by speed limits to avoid such tragic events.