(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Three people were killed in three traffic accidents on Tuesday on different roads in Dubai, increasing the number of deaths in road accidents this year to 30, a traffic top prosecutor said.
Salah Bu Farroucha Al Felasi, Dubai Traffic Chief Prosecutor, said that a Pakistani, 23, died at 11.45am on Tuesday on Rabat Street when he lost control over his car which swerved to the left side of the road, hit the median and then entered the opposite side and rammed strongly into another car. The Pakistani driver died on the spot. The driver of the other car, an Asian, was injured and rushed to the Rashid Hospital.
In another incident, an unknown Asian was run over by a car driven by a Pakistani man on Al Ittihad Road from Sharjah to Dubai at 5.10pm on Tuesday.
A Bangladeshi biker, 25, was killed after he jumped the red signal and hit a car on a road in Al Barsha 2 around 9.45pm on Tuesday. The car driven by a Bangladeshi was on the right path, he said.
Assistant prosecutor Ali Al Hammadi coordinated with the relevant stations of the Dubai Police to take necessary action. The Pakistani driver, who ran over the Asian, was arrested and referred to the prosecution on Wednesday morning for questioning. A technical committee was assigned to determine the causes of the three traffic accidents and prepare the technical reports and then refer the case files to the prosecution for legal action.
The number of traffic fatalities in the first quarter of the year has come down to 27 compared to 36 traffic deaths in the same period last year.
The Traffic Chief Prosecutor urged all motorists to be careful and abide by the laws for their safety and the others'.