Two Asians passed away and nine injured three of whom are in critical condition in a traffic accident. The Ministry of Interior announced through its official social media accounts.
Preliminary information of the accident, which occurred today at dawn on Rayya Street near Dair village in Muharraq, indicated that an Asian was driving a 19-passengers minibus with 15 other Asians heading to their worksite in the Muharraq area. Due to high speed and carelessness, the driver lost control hit the pavement, causing the minibus to flip over several times. Reports stated that the decedents were 30 and 31 years old, while the others were transferred to the hospital to receive necessary treatment.
Traffic police were present at the site and closed the road precautionary to prevent traffic jams until the traffic police and civil defense arrived.
The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the General Directorate of Civil Defense and the General Directorate of Traffic stated that they initiated an investigation into the accident to figure out the circumstances of the incident.