A 38-year-old expat passed away after being hit by a truck, the Ministry of Interior announced through its official social media accounts.
There are not sufficient official details on the accident, which occurred on Shaikh Jaber Street, but preliminary information indicates that that the expat was on his lane when a male truck driver hit him hard.
Witnesses stated that the driver, whose identity is still unknown, tried to avoid hitting the decedent but could not due to high speed and lack of attention.
Traffic police were present at the site and closed the road precautionary to prevent traffic jams until the ambulance car arrives. The decedent was reported to have suffered severe injuries.
The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the General Directorate of Traffic stated that they initiated an investigation into the accident to figure out the circumstances of the incident.