A 22-year-old Bahraini driver barely survived a fatal horrific car accident this afternoon. This was announced by the Ministry of Interior on its official social media accounts. 

Preliminary information about the accident, which occurred today afternoon near Deyar Al-Muharraq project, indicates that while the driver was heading towards Deyar Al-Muharraq, he was surprised by a car face-to-face. The driver tried to avoid the car, which deliberately entered a wrong-way, he hit a traffic light and destroyed it. Due to high speed, the car did not stop but went up over the concrete wall separating the two streets. This resulted in major injuries to the young driver, while his car was caught fire and was badly damaged.

Immediately after the accident, the police arrived and closed the area as a precautionary procedure and cars were facilitated until the Civil Defense arrived to put out the fire as well as the ambulance cars.

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.