At the scene of the crash at a petrol station in Sharjah.


Car crashes into Sharjah petrol station, driver arrested


DUBAI – Police have arrested a motorist who crashed his vehicle into a petrol station in Sharjah, according to Sharjah Police on Saturday (October 17).

An Indian and Filipino employee at the petrol station were injured in the October 13 incident along Al Ittihad Road near Al Khan Bridge. Watch footage of the incident:

Video footage of the incident showed the car veering into the petrol station, hitting a shelf, a fuel dispenser machine and a payment kiosk.

Major General Saif Al Ziri Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of the Sharjah Police, said two employees sustained moderate injuries from flying debris and were taken to Al Qassimi hospital for treatment.

The petrol station staff were identified as J.D., a 28-year-old Filipino, and H.F., a 36-year-old Indian.

Police have arrested the Asian the driver, who fled the scene of the crash.

His case has been referred to the Public Prosecution Office for investigation. Legal action has also been taken against him. ICA/Expat Media

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