Teenager flown to hospital after Sharjah quad bike accident

The Omani woman, 19, suffered serious injuries while riding in the desert

The National Search and Rescue Centre deployed a helicopter to come to the aid of an injured quad bike rider in Sharjah. Photo: NSRC

A 19-year-old woman was flown to hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a quad bike accident in Sharjah.

The Omani teenager was riding in the Al Hamriya desert when the incident occurred.

The alarm was raised with Sharjah Police on Tuesday evening.

Due to the severity of her injuries, a helicopter from the National Search and Rescue Centre was sent to the scene.

“The case called for quick response due to the seriousness of the woman’s injuries, therefore the site was checked by operational systems and teams were dispatched,” the centre said.

The woman was taken to Sharjah's Al Qasimi Hospital.

No details on the cause of the accident were disclosed.

Updated: March 03, 2022, 11:00 AM