(MENAFN - Arab Times) Several road accidents were reported over the weekend, resulting in the death of five motorists and injuries to 13 others.
Two young Kuwaiti women died in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection between Shamiya and Kaifan when the driver of a public bus violated traffic signal and smashed into the car. The accident also caused injuries to five road users who were taken to Amiri Hospital. The remains of the two Kuwaitis were referred to Forensics.
A case was registered and investigations are in progress to determine the actual circumstances leading to the accident.
In an unrelated incident, a young Bedoun and his grandmother died in an accident on Salmi Road, while two unidentified motorists are said to have sustained serious injuries. The bodies of the Bedoun and his grandmother were referred to Forensics and the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.
A 24-year-old Kuwaiti woman died when her car overturned on King Fahad Road, opposite Juliya. Her remains were taken to Forensics.
Four Iranians and two Asians suffered injuries in different parts of their bodies when the cars they were riding rammed into each other on the Fourth Ring Road, opposite Riqqa. They are now confined at Farwaniya Hospital.
It is worth mentioning that firefighters, paramedics and securitymen were dispatched to the accident locations immediately after the Operations Room received information; thereby, saving a number of lives.