Man dies after being run over by speeding motorist in RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAH // A 33-year-old Emirati man has died after being run over by a speeding motorist in Ras Al Khaimah. Police said on Tuesday that the man had been crossing the road with some friends when the cap he was wearing fell off. He went back to fetch it when he was run […]

RAS AL KHAIMAH // A 33-year-old Emirati man has died after being run over by a speeding motorist in Ras Al Khaimah.

Police said on Tuesday that the man had been crossing the road with some friends when the cap he was wearing fell off. He went back to fetch it when he was run over by a speeding vehicle driven by a 21-year-old Emirati.

The 33-year-old died upon impact, said Col Ali Alalqeem, head of traffic and patrols at RAK Police.

The victim’s body was taken to hospital to be handed over to his family and prepared for burial.

Col Alalqeem urged pedestrians to be extremely careful when crossing the road and to check for oncoming vehicles.

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Source: uae news

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