Young man dies in 4x4 crash at Emirates Motorplex
An Emirati man in his 20s died in a crash on Friday evening at the Emirates Motorplex racetrack in Umm Al Quwain, police said yesterday.
Videos circulated on social media showing a 4x4 colliding at high speed with a barricade during a two-car race.
The police operations department received a call on Friday at 10.15pm about the crash.
The man was taken to Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital in Umm Al Quwain where he was pronounced dead.
Col Saeed Obaid, the director of Umm Al Quwain’s traffic police, urged motorists to take all necessary safety precautions when racing on a track.
Police sources said further information about the incident could be released this morning.