First-time driver dies

Sunday Mail (UK) - - News -

A woman died in a car crash dur ing her f irst driv­ing les­son.

The learner, who was be­ing t aught by her hus­band, ploughed into a con­crete block which de­stroyed the front of her car and fa­tally in­jured her.

The ac­ci­dent hap­pened in Jedda, Saudi Ara­bia, days af­ter the coun­try an­nounced it will lift its 60-year ban on fe­male driv­ers next year.

Many women have been il­le­gally tak­ing to the road in an­tic­i­pa­tion of the law.

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