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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
In a tragic incident, 5 people died, one seriously injured in a horrific traffic accident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon on the Emirates Ring Road outside Ras Al Khaimah.
The victims were all of Arab nationality.
The police said the unfortunate accident occurred when the vehicle in which the six people were travelling swerved on the Emirates Ring Road outside the Emirate, and collided with a heavy truck, resulting in the death of 5 people and the injury to the sixth.
The injured is in critical condition.
As soon as the operations room received the report, the Ras Al Khaimah police patrols and national ambulances rushed to the place, and the dead bodies were transferred to the hospital.
The injured person was airlifted to a nearby hospital in the emirate.