A Resident Crashed Her Car Into Al Mamzar Creek


A woman drove her car into Al Mamzar Creek on Friday.

The Arab motorist reportedly got some bad news on her phone, before mistakingly driving her car into the Creek. She had failed to put her car in break mode and when it suddenly started moving she stepped on the accelerator instead of brakes, according to Dubai Police.

The car was 30-metres offshore when it was lifted out with a sea crane

Dubai Police received an emergency call at 4.30pm which reported the accident at the Creek. A rescue team was dispatched and they reached the site within minutes. The driver had managed to get out of the car before it got into deep water and the police ensured her safety on arrival.


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