19-year old killed in horrific bike accident in Ras Al Khaimah

Source: Gulfnews | By Muhaimin Sada | Published on 13th April 2017, 11:53 AM | Gulf News |

Ras Al Khaimah: A 19-year-old  Emirati man succumbed to fatal injuries he received when the motorbike he was riding hit a road barrier and turned over several times in  Ras Al Khaimah.

Brigadier Hassan Ebrahim, deputy director general of the central operations room of  Ras Al Khaimah Police, said that the central operations was alerted about the mishap at around  4am on Wednesday.

Police patrols and paramedics  rushed to the accident site and moved the injured youth to Khalifa hospital, where he died on arrival.

An initial investigation of the crash indicated that the man lost control of his motorbike, rammed into a road barrier before hitting a lamp post and turning over several times.

"The victim sustained fatal injuries and fractures and bled excessively. The motorbike was totally damaged," he said, noting that the accident file has been referred to the concerned  authorities  to complete legal procedure.

Brigadier Ebrahim urged all drivers and bikers to observe speed limit and remain attentive on the road.

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