Woman and daughter die in Sharjah runover accident

Woman and daughter die in Sharjah runover accident

Driver also rushed to hospital after crashing his car into a wall

Sharjah: A 33-year-old Jordanian woman and her three-year-old daughter died on the spot after they were run over by a speeding car in Al Qulaiah area in Sharjah, an official at Sharjah Police told Gulf News.

The Afghani driver who caused the accident was also admitted to the hospital. He was in serious condition.

The police operation room received call on Wednesday, at around 2pm, reporting the incident.

Police patrols and paramedics dispatched immediately to the scene of the incident .The Jordanian woman, identified A.S.M. and her daughter G.Z.A., were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident .

The mother and her daughter were crossing the road when they were hit by a speeding car driven by the Afghani man.

The driver tried to avoid a collision but failed to do so and his car crashed into a wall. The driver was moved to Al Qassimi Hospital.

Meanwhile, the  bodies of the woman and her daughter were moved to Al Kuwaiti Hospital.
Wasit police is investigating the incident.