“A pregnant woman sustained moderate injuries in a traffic accident, the Ministry of Interior announced on its official social media accounts. The ministry added that a reckless driver caused the accident and both survived with moderate injuries.

Preliminary information of the accident, occurred on the road 77 in Sanad area, indicate that the young reckless driver collided with another car due to careless over-passing and non-compliance with traffic regulations. He then hit a light pole which stopped his car as it deteriorated after collision with the other car in which was the pregnant lady.

Reports assured that she sustained moderate injuries and was transferred to the nearest hospital by an ambulance.

Traffic police and Civil Defense vehicles were present at the site and closed the road precautionary to prevent traffic jams.

The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the General Directorate of Traffic stated that they initiated an investigation into the accident to figure out circumstances of the incident.