2 dead, 7 injured in car collision in Sharjah

Two workers died and seven others sustained injuries in a car accident on Maliha road of Sharjah.

Arabic daily Emarat Al Youm reported that all the victims are Asian nationals and they were on their way to work when their vehicle collided with another car was driven by an Emarati man at 5.30am yesterday morning (Aug 10) on Sheikh Khalifa road near Maliha area.

The police immediately transported the bodies of the deceased and the injured passengers to Al Dhaid hospital of Sharjah.

An official at Al Dhaid hospital told Emarat Al Youm that the injured workers were brought around 6am to the Emergency Department.

He said that two workers were brought dead to the hospital and suffered serious injuries and bleeding in the brain.

The hospital official informed that two other labourers were in critical condition due to the impact and have been admitted to intensive care unit.

Five other workers and the Emirati driver who suffered minor injuries were administered necessary medical attention.