An unidentified woman here in Ras Al Khaimah has bravely rescued an Asian driver from a fire after a two-truck collision. She put out the flames with her using her abaya.
The woman covered the driver’s body with her abaya and drove away, according to a friend of the victim.
The central operations room of the RAK Police, having been alerted of the collision, dispatched traffic police, ambulances, paramedics and rescue teams to the site in a record time.
The man was shifted to the hospital for treatment and medical care, while the Ras Al Khaimah police are on the search for the brave woman in order honor her, said Major Tariq Mohamed Al Sharhan, head of the ambulance and rescue section at the RAK police.
“The mishap, which took place on Martyrs road (ex-Al Twain road), set the clothes of a driver on fire. Two trucks were involved in the accident.”
The victim, identified as H. Sing, managed to escape from the burning cockpit, but only after the flames caught his clothes, he added.
“He was surprised when a woman who appeared all of a sudden, stopped her car, rushed to him, and started putting out the fire with her abaya, and covered him with it.”