Young man dies in 4x4 crash at Emi­rates Mo­tor­plex

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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.

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