Crash-hit girls brought from Oman to Dubai

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 16 October 2019: Dubai Police has transferred two young girls who were in a fatal car accident in Oman to Rashid Hospital for medical attention.

The nine-year-old and 15-year-old girls were travelling with their family members across Salalah when the driver lost control over the car on a rough road. Three people lost their lives in the crash while three injured girls were taken to Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Oman.

Dr Lt. Col. Mohammed Al Janahi, Director of Services and Medical Affairs at Dubai Police, said the girls’ health condition allowed them to be transferred to Rashid Hospital in Dubai to complete their recovery. One of the girls is a daughter of a Dubai Police employee. “Dubai Police never relents in efforts to give a helping hand to whomever in need; may they be employees of the force or not.” Al Janahi added.

“This humanitarian gesture is in line with one of Dubai Police’s strategic objectives (Community Happiness) which directs the force to be responsible towards our society and the humanity in general to achieve highest levels of happiness among internal and external customers,” the director of Services and Medical Affairs at Dubai Police said.

Al Janahi confirmed that the 9-year-old girl has fully recovered and has been discharged, while the 15-year-old is still hospitalized and getting Dubai Police’s full sponsorship and support.