Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
October 19, Thursday 2017 9:01 AM       

       HEADLINES: Solar case: Discontent brews among police officers                                              Minister Thomas Chandy to go on leave                                              PRD skips PU Chithra’s picture                                              I'm accepting Amit Shah's challenge: CM                                              Amit Shah came like lion, returned like rat: Kodiyeri                                              Irani asks Congress to come clean on Bofors                                              Over 1,200 kg firecrackers seized, 29 held post SC ban on fireworks sale                                              Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built on Shiva temple: Vinay Katiyar                                              Dogs in Nepal get VIP treatment on second day of Tihar                                              Brazil drub Honduras 3-0, face Germany in quarterfinals                                              Katsumi hopes to win maiden I-League for East Bengal                                              De Villiers hits 176 as South Africa score 353/6 vs B'desh                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       UAE Next Article: 27 Dubai schools apply for fee hike  
       Speeding motorist saves a cat, causes death of four
 
         Posted on :12:34:27 May 16, 2012
   
A A
       Last edited on:12:34:27 May 16, 2012
         Tags: motorist, saves, cat, causes death, 4
 

Four Asian workers were killed and 21 others injured when the bus they were travelling in flipped and rolled several times after a four-wheel drive vehicle collided with it as its driver was trying to avoid a cat here on Tuesday.

The accident took place in Al Rams area of Ras Al Khaimah at 5am. A 26-year-old Emirati national, identified as Mohammed Saif, who was recently appointed a government employee in Dubai, was speeding when he lost control of his 4WD while trying to avoid a cat that ran across the road. The vehicle collided with the bus coming from the opposite direction, causing the death of four workers who were on their way to work at a construction site. There were 25 workers on the bus.

A top officer of the RAK Police said that the operation room received the call at 5am and patrols, traffic police, ambulances and rescue units rushed to the scene. The bodies of the deceased were transferred to the morgue and the injured taken to Khalifa Hospital.

The accident caused a huge traffic jam with the tailback stretching to 15 kilometres on the road in the northern area of Ras Al Khaimah. The traffic police diverted vehicles till the accident scene was cleared.

The officer said the accident was caused by speeding and failing to abide by the speed limit on the road.

A A
       UAE
Next Article: 27 Dubai schools apply for fee hike
 
 
UAE HEADLINES
Rain havoc in UAE: Four killed, 12 injured in road accidents  
Amnesty ends on positive note  
UAE Cabinet approves extradition agreement with India  
Two-month amnesty declared in UAE  
Saradhi Kuwait celebrates Guru’s birthday  
LuLu blood donation campaign  
Dubai pools infested with bacteria  
Speeding motorist saves a cat, causes death of four  
27 Dubai schools apply for fee hike  
Kuwait hikes fines for harming environment  
‘Super car’ not for sale now: Police  
IT quiz for students  
Newborn thrown down ninth floor chute survives  
Abu Dhabi launches second satellite  
India, Pakistan schools to continue with old academic calender: Dubai authority  
India film awards ceremony returns to Singapore  
Bahrain Grand Prix: Protesters block roads as teargas fired  
Thunderstorm, rain bring relief to UAE after a dry winter  
Dubai school's rebranding move catches parents off guard  
Possibility of showers in western and coastal areas of UAE  
Residential districts only for families: Sultan Wam  
Indian worker contracts to be attested online  
Saudi Arabia Shura Council rejects move to tax foreigners  
Crossdresser sent to Bahrain jail for indecent behaviour  
Sharjah civic body starts moving bachelors to designated areas  
 
Is there any logic in making Dileep the first accused in the actress attack case?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy