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02 December 2023

Deadly Dubai bus crash results in 7 deaths, 35 injured

By Staff

Seven people have died with another 35 injured following a fatal bus crash on Dubai’s busy Al Yalayis Road.

According to Arabic daily, ‘Emarat Al Youm’, the incident occurred at 8am on Tuesday, when one of the bus tyres exploded, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

The runway bus drove onto oncoming traffic and collided with a passing truck, as per a report by Dubai Police.

Due to the severity of the crash, 22 people were left trapped inside the mangled vehicle, but were all eventually rescued by emergency services.