Lorry driver burns to death after Sharjah traffic collision

An Afghan man was burnt to death early yesterday morning on Emirates Road when his lorry collided with another vehicle, causing both vehicles to catch fire.

An Afghan man was burnt to death early yesterday morning on Emirates Road when his lorry collided with another vehicle, causing both vehicles to catch fire.

Sharjah Police said the accident was due to the lorry driver’s negligence and failure to observe a safe distance with the car in front of him, which was driven by an Indian man, reported Al Ittihad, the Arabic-language sister newspaper of The National.

The lorry swerved off the road following the collision and exploded in flames.

The condition of the Indian man is unknown.

newsdesk@thenational.ae

Published: February 24, 2015 04:00 AM

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