An ambulance vehicle flipped over near Hidd area while being on Amwaj Islands in Muharraq, announced the Ministry of Interior on its official social media accounts. The accident resulted from a collision between two vehicles, received a massive number of views on social media.
There was not much of official information revealed about the accident. The ministry stated the ambulance driver received minor injuries while the vehicle, which was on its way to attend to an emergency, received minor damages. It was immediately replaced with another vehicle.
Reasons of the accident are still unknown, but it is thought to be due to over-speed and lack of attention by both drivers.
As the accident caused huge traffic jams, police were present at the scene to facilitate the flow of traffic until the traffic police arrived. They removed the damaged ambulance and carried out their official procedures. The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the General Directorate of Traffic stated that they initiated an investigation into the accident.