HU student killed in tragic car accident [Archives:2006/927/Local News]

March 9 2006

Saeed Al-Batati
AL-MUKALLA, March 8 ) A student of Hadramout University of Science and Technology was killed and several others injured in a devastating car accident when their bus hit a lorry in Al-Mukalla-Bowsh Road, Saturday night.

According the injured students, the students were going to the downtown of Al-Mukalla on a bus. The accident happened when the bus approached a junction in the middle of the road, a lorry crossed the road .The driver tried to swerved to avoid the truck but in vein. The bus hit the back of the lorry at about 4:30 pm.

The driver of the bus and the students were rushed to Ibn Sena Hospital in Al-Mukalla.The driver of the lorry was safe and sound.

After knowing the accident, HU rector, staff member and students dashed into the hospital to be assured about the health of the students and offer assistance. The rector expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the victim of this horrible accident and wished the injuries all and about, at same time pledged the University support.