x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

A motorcyclist has been killed in a head-on collision with a car on Emirates Road, police said.

SHARJAH // A motorcyclist has been killed in a head-on collision with a car on Emirates Road, police said. The Egyptian national died between the Al Ramaqiah and Number 3 bridges in the accident at 1.15pm yesterday. Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Bin Darwish, the head of the Anjad patrol section at Sharjah Police, said the motorcyclist, who has not been named, failed to notice the oncoming car as he overtook three other vehicles. He was taken to Al Qasimi Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The driver of the car, a UAE national, was uninjured in the accident. An investigation is under way. ykakande@thenational.ae