An elderly Arab dies after being run over to Fujairah

An Arab, aged 73, was run over by a taxi driven by a young man of another Arab nationality near the Al-Dalla roundabout towards Al-Nakhil Street in the Emirate of Fujairah.

An Arab, aged 73, was run over by a taxi driven by a young man of another Arab nationality near the Al-Dalla roundabout towards Al-Nakhil Street in the Emirate of Fujairah.

The Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at the General Command of Fujairah Police, Colonel Saleh Muhammad Abdullah Al-Dhanhani, said that the deceased was about to cross near the Al-Dalla roundabout, but he was surprised by the speeding vehicle that ran over him and died of his injuries.

He pointed out that a report was received, at exactly eight thirty in the evening, stating that a run-over accident occurred near the Al-Dallah roundabout, as a result of which an Arab person was seriously injured, so the traffic patrols moved to the scene of the accident.
Al-Dhanhani stressed that pedestrians have the right to cross the road safely, as excessive speed,
Preoccupation with other than the road, lack of attention, and crossing from places not designated for pedestrian crossing, are among the most important causes of run-over accidents, indicating the need to take into account children and the elderly when crossing the road, and that the safety of pedestrians on the road is a shared responsibility between road users and pedestrians, and road users have a major role in achieving Safety by being careful and attentive and prioritizing pedestrians to cross safely and securely.