United Arab Emirates: one dead and one injured in a truck overturn in Fujairah – News
The truck was heading for Fujairah port when the driver lost control of the steering wheel at the Sakamkam roundabout
A 36-year-old Asian truck driver died in a traffic accident on Wednesday after losing control of the steering wheel, causing the truck to roll over several times.
Another person involved in the accident was seriously injured. The accident happened on Yasba Road, which connects Al Maktoum Road with the port of Fujairah.
Colonel Saleh Mohammed Abdullah Al Dhanhani, director of the Fujairah Police Traffic and Patrol Department, confirmed that the accident happened at 1 p.m.
The truck was heading towards Fujairah port when the driver lost control of the steering wheel at the Sakamkam roundabout, killing the driver.
Another person in the truck suffered severe to moderate injuries and was then transferred to Fujairah Hospital for treatment. According to a hospital official, the injured man is in stable condition and is expected to stay for two to three days.
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The traffic department urged truck drivers to obey speed limits and follow the rules when driving on the city’s internal roads.