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UAE: 27 injured in Dubai collision between bus and truck

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A collision between two large vehicles left 27 people injured in Dubai on Wednesday morning.

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The incident took place when a bus and truck crashed in the Technopark, in Jebel Ali Industrial Area.

Twenty-three people sustained minor injuries, while 4 people suffered more serious injuries.

An ambulance and rescue vehicles attended the scene, and took the injured people to Rashid Hospital for treatment, while patrol cars from Dubai Police controlled traffic.

Upon inspection of the scene, Dubai Police concluded that the accident had taken place because the two vehicles were driving too closely to one another.

Saif Mahir Saeed Al Mazroui, Director General of Dubai Police Traffic Administration, made an appeal to members of the public after the incident, urging them to leave enough space between vehicles, and to take into account road conditions when driving.

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