Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 9 August 2020

Emirati woman and boy, 11, killed in Abu Dhabi road crash

Pair died after a cement mixer overturned and crushed their car

A woman and child were killed after a cement mixer overturned and landed on top of their vehicle. Abu Dhabi Police
A woman and child were killed after a cement mixer overturned and landed on top of their vehicle. Abu Dhabi Police

An Emirati woman in her forties and a boy, 11, have been killed in a crash in Abu Dhabi.

Police said a speeding cement mixer smashed into the pavement, overturned and landed on top of their car.

“We received a report of the mixer ramming into the pavement, then the roundabout before it overturned,” said Lt Col Abdullah Al Suwaidi, of Abu Dhabi Police.

Lt Col Al Suwaidi urged motorists to abide by speed limits and pay due care and attention when on the roads.

The incident occurred near Al Bahia, north of Abu Dhabi island.

Two people sustained severe to moderate injuries and were taken to hospital.

Updated: May 6, 2020 01:44 AM

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