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School Bus Collided with Truck in Ras Al Khaimah, 21 Injured

busA government school bus hit a truck on Salihiya Road in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, injuring 18 girls and 3 drivers.

The accident happened on June 1, when a car coming from the hard shoulder forced the bus driver to swerve off the lane to avert hitting it. Consequently, the bus smashed into a truck on the same lane from the driver’s side. Both the vehicles were severely damaged.

According to police, 18 girls from the Emirates suffered from medium to serious injuries. The driver of the truck suffered critical injuries. The other two drivers had minor injuries. All the injured were taken to a local hospital.

Brigadier Ghanim Ahmed Ghanim, chief of the central police operations said that the Arab driver of the car responsible for the accident is under arrest.