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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

Two die as car ploughs into crane in horror smash in Ras Al Khaimah

Third passenger taken to hospital

The male driver of this vehicle and a female were killed when it collided into a crane at the side of the road. RAK Police said the driver lost control, and urged other motorists to take care when around construction sites. Courtesy: RAK Police
The male driver of this vehicle and a female were killed when it collided into a crane at the side of the road. RAK Police said the driver lost control, and urged other motorists to take care when around construction sites. Courtesy: RAK Police

Two people died and another was injured when the car they were travelling in ploughed into a crane on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Asian driver and 22-year-old Asian woman passenger died while a 32-year-old man escaped with minor injuries. Police did not release their nationalities.

The accident happened in Ras Al Khaimah at 7.30am, RAK Police said.

“The driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a crane. The driver and woman sustained severe injuries. Another man, of the same nationality, was injured and transferred to hospital for treatment,” said Brigadier Mohammed Al Humaidi, head of the central operations room.

He urged motorists to drive with care and be cautious and reduce speed when around construction sites.

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