15 killed in Dubai road accident

Fifteen people were killed here Saturday in a traffic accident when their bus rammed into a parked truck on the road shoulder of Emirates Road.

PTI| Last Updated: May 10, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Dubai: Fifteen people were killed here Saturday in a traffic accident when their bus rammed into a parked truck on the road shoulder of Emirates Road.

Thirteen others were injured. The bus was carrying 29 workers when it hit the truck.
According to the statement issued by Dubai Police, 10 of the injured were rushed to Rashid Hospital and six others to Al Barah Hospital. Two of the injured died shortly after being taken to the hospital. 
Maj. Gen. Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, general commander of Dubai Police, Brig. Anas Al Matrooshi, director of the general department of operations for transport and rescue, and other senior officers rushed to the scene of the accident.