Truck driver smashes through Dubai road divider, hits bus
The truck was so severely damaged that it is almost in two pieces.
A truck driver has been seriously injured in an early morning accident on Al Khail Road today, Saturday, November 22, 2014. The accident caused a major traffic jam after the truck hit another bus carrying workers and a car.
The truck, reportedly owned by an Indian, was coming from Jebel Ali towards Dubai carrying steel. After the Al Qouz roundabout, the driver seems to have lost control, ramming the road divider.
He then reached the other side of the road hitting a bus transporting workers and a car.
No details of the passengers of the bus or the car are known at this point. The truck driver, identified as GSK, in his mid-40s, is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Rashid Hospital, Dubai, according to sources.
“We cannot say anything about his condition. He is seriously injured and we are praying that he survives,” said Beant Kumar, a friend and mechanic who has reached the accident spot at around 7.30am.
The truck was so severely damaged that it is almost in two pieces. “The truck made its way to the other side of Al Khail Gate highway, running for a few metres and then it overturned,” added an eye-witness