Biker trapped under moving van

February 06, 2014 - 5:07:25 am

Civil Defence personnel removing the bike from under a truck after the accident in front of the cargo terminal on Airport Road last night. (Abdul Basit)

 

DOHA: A young bike rider was in critical condition last evening after getting trapped under a moving container van, along with his bike.

When our cameraman captured this picture at around 11pm yesterday, the police, civil defence and ambulance team were trying hard to extricate the man from the back wheel of the van, where he was stuck under the impact of the accident. He was alive at the time, a member of the rescue team told this daily. The incident happened on the Airport Road opposite the Family Food Center. Two bikes were coming from the Wakra side towards Doha and one of them slid under a van moving in front of him, according to eye witnesses.

The bike got stuck in the left wheel while the man got trapped in the right wheel. The rescue team lifted the van to remove the bike and efforts were in progress to rescue the man alive.

The Peninsula

 

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