One injured as truck and gas tanker crash in Fujairah

A flatbed vehicle carrying a construction digger collided with the tanker

One man was injured in Fujairah when the gas tanker he was driving crashed into a vehicle carrying a digger. Fujairah Police
One man was injured in Fujairah when the gas tanker he was driving crashed into a vehicle carrying a digger. Fujairah Police

A driver was injured when his gas tanker crashed into a truck in Fujairah on Wednesday night.

Police said the accident happened on Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road on the way to Masafi at about 8.30pm.

Police patrols and Civil Defence crews were sent to the scene.

The gas tanker was largely undamaged and there was no fire.

Road users were alerted about the accident by text message and directed to take alternative routes after police closed the road.

The tanker crashed into a flatbed truck, which was carrying a construction digger, said Col Saleh Al Dhanhani, head of the traffic and patrols department at Fujairah Police.

He said the tanker driver suffered minor injuries.

Updated: May 27, 2021 11:05 AM

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