Bahrain: Road worker dies after being hit by vehicle

A road worker died when a speeding vehicle struck him as he was engaged in development works on Shaikh Isa bin Salman Highway. 

The vehicle also hit a traffic patrol vehicle stationed at the site. The vehicle knocked down the man as it was taking a deviation on the highway marked for development works.

The Interior Ministry confirmed the incident in a tweet. It explained that the incident occurred on the Shaikh Isa bin Salman highway  towards the King Fahd Causeway.

The vehicle lost control and rammed through the workers and on-duty traffic patrol. The injured were rushed to the hospital by the National Ambulance team. Competent authorities were at the scene, said the ministry.


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