Belfast Telegraph

Home News World

Woman in car park death plunge

A European woman has died after her car plunged six storeys from a car park in Abu Dhabi, state media in the United Arab Emirates reported.

The official WAM news agency quoted Abu Dhabi police Major Saeed al-Dhaheri saying the accident happened at 8am local time yesterday while the woman was reversing the vehicle.

The victim was described as a 54-year-old European. Her nationality was not released.

Police say an investigation is under way.

Oil-rich Abu Dhabi, like nearby Dubai, has seen a boom in the construction of high-rise towers in recent years that have transformed the city's skyline.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?


From Belfast Telegraph