IBRI — A traffic accident in the Wilayat of Ibri resulted in the death of three people and serious injury for another three. A source at the Royal Oman Police (ROP) said that the accident took place at Al Araqi/Ibri Hospital road. The driver of the vehicle accompanied by two passengers, tried to overpass the vehicle in front.
He collided head on with a vehicle coming from the opposite direction. The accident led to the burning of the vehicle, the death of all passengers. It seriously injured the driver and passengers of the other vehicles. The source added that the policemen, civil defence and ambulance personnel rushed to the scene upon receiving the notification and managed to extinguish the fire and transfer the dead and injured people to the hospital.
The source called on parents to monitor their children and not to allow them to use their vehicles before obtaining a driving licence.
He called upon drivers of vehicles to remain cautious, abide by the traffic rules and regulations, observe speed limits on the road, ensure regular maintenance of their vehicles and ensure the reliability of tires. — ONA