14 people hurt after two bus crashes in Abu Dhabi

A child was seriously hurt in a road accident on Al Reem Island in the capital

The aftermath of an traffic accident involving a school bus in Abu Dhabi in June 2018. Police across the country are urging people to take extra care when pupils return to school on September 2
The aftermath of an traffic accident involving a school bus in Abu Dhabi in June 2018. Police across the country are urging people to take extra care when pupils return to school on September 2

A child was seriously hurt and thirteen other people injured after two bus crashes in Abu Dhabi on the same day.

Police were first called out to Al Raha Beach after a road accident involving a bus and another vehicle on Wednesday.

Three children and two women were injured in the collision.

Police said a child, whose age was not disclosed, was also seriously injured in a second crash between a bus and a vehicle near Union Bank on Al Reem Island. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

A woman suffered moderate injuries, while five children and a man and a woman received minor injuries.

Brigadier Mohammed Dhahi Al Humairi, of Abu Dhabi Police, urged drivers to exercise caution on the roads in the wake of the two incidents.

Updated: June 27, 2019 08:03 AM

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