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23 February 2024

Cleaner loses leg in freak accident

By Staff

An Indian truck driver allegedly drove his over an iron plate on the road that flew and sliced off a leg of a 42-year-old Bangladeshi cleaner, who was working at the side of the road.

According to Chief Traffic Prosecutor Salah Bu Farousha, Head of Dubai Traffic Public Prosecution, the accident happened on Ras Al Khor Road near Bu Kadrah Interchange. The cleaner, whose leg was amputated from above the knee, is stable, reported 'Gulf News'.

The truck driver was driving in the second lane of a four-lane-road on the right side when he rode his vehicle onto an iron plate, 1.50m in length and weighing 4kg.