Emirati motorist killed after car crushed by lorry in Ajman
Lorry driver veered abruptly into the motorist's lane, police said
A 24-year-old Emirati man died after a lorry crashed into his 4x4 in Ajman.
The accident happened about 4:15am on Tuesday, on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road near Al Humaidiya Bridge, heading towards Sharjah.
According to police, the lorry driver caused the collision after he changed lanes abruptly and rammed into the 4x4.
“He surprised the [driver] ... while trying to change lanes by swerving suddenly,” said Lt Saif Al Falasi, director of the traffic and patrols department at Ajman Police.
The 4x4 driver, who was identified only as "SA", suffered severe injuries and died in hospital.
Lt Col Al Falasi urged all drivers to follow traffic rules, abide by speed limits and change lanes safely.
Updated: May 19, 2021 04:46 PM