12 injured in Sharjah vehicle collision
Twelve people were injured when two vehicles collided in Sharjah on Monday evening.
The accident occurred on Qotah bridge going towards Nazwa area, when one of the vehicles entered the main road without ensuring that the road was clear of traffic.
Seven of the injured are Emiratis.
Operations Room of the General Directorate of Sharjah Police was alerted of the incident at about 9pm on Monday.
Police patrols and ambulance arrived at the site to find several people injured.
They were transferred to Al Qasimi Hospital and Al Dhaid Hospital.
According to police, the accident was a result of the sudden entry of a Land Cruiser from a sub-route to the main road without making sure the road was empty.
The Land Cruiser collided with another vehicle, which was driven by an Emirati man and who had six other people with him.
Sharjah Police appealed to motorists to abide by traffic rules to avoid such mishaps.
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