(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A 21-year-old died on the spot and his friend was seriously injured in a horrific accident on Tuesday afternoon, on Nawzi-Al Dhaid street in Sharjah. The accident was caused by the driver speeding at 180km per hour, police said.
The duo were speeding on a one lane road when they crashed into a heavy truck coming from the opposite direction, injuring the driver and killing the passenger. The police operations room received the news of the accident at 1:00pm and the patrol and ambulance units were dispatched to the accident site, immediately. On reaching the spot, the teams found that the driver had been critically injured and the passenger in the front seat had died. The injured man was rushed to Al Dhaid hospital. Police urge motorists to follow the speed limits at all times and drive with caution on single lane roads.