Bahrain: Senior citizen dies in car accident

Accident takes life of senior citizen.
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A Bahraini elderly passed away in a traffic car accident, the Ministry of Interior and the Northern Governorate Police announced.

Details of the sorrowful accident, which occurred on Shaikh Isa bin Salman Street, are still not revealed by officials. But preliminary details indicate that the decedent was trying to cross the street when a car, driven by a young Bahraini, struck him. Eyewitnesses stated that the driver tried to avoid hitting the decedent but he couldn’t due to high speed and lack of attention. The decedent sustained serious injuries and passed away on the spot.

The police responded and were present at the scene to facilitate the flow of traffic until the arrival of the traffic police. Two lines were closed because of the accident until the civil defense personnel removed the car and the oil in the street.

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

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