Dubai: Ten individuals have been injured in a bus accident on Dubai’s Umm Suqeim Street on Thursday morning, an official mentioned.
Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Director of the Visitors Division in Dubai, mentioned the bus flipped-over after the motive force fell asleep whereas driving.
“Preliminary studies confirmed that the motive force was exhausted and fell asleep whereas driving. The bus swerved to the proper and hit the highway’s barrier after which flipped-over in the course of the highway. Ten individuals sustained between minor-to-moderate accidents,” mentioned Brig Al Mazroui.
Police patrols and ambulance went to the scene to manage the site visitors and supply remedy to the injured.
Dubai Police mentioned the bus was carrying 32 passengers and the accident occurred on Umm Suqeim highway after Zayed Bin Hamadan Al Nahyan roundabout in direction of Shaikh Zayed Street.
Brig Al Mazroui urged firms to follow-up with their drivers and guarantee they understood the significance of getting loads of relaxation earlier than happening any journey.
“The bus driver clearly hadn’t received enough relaxation or sleep, so he practically triggered the demise of many individuals,” added Brig Al Mazroui.