Two Filipinos die in Segaiya crash




TWO Filipinos died after the car they were travelling in overturned in Segaiya early yesterday morning.

The victims have been named as Ronald Benedict Mariano and passenger Jenelyn Dumlao Ambre, 33.

Two other passengers, fellow Filipinos Judy Ann Cruz and Fernando Cortez Palma, escaped with minor injuries.

The crash took place at around 5am on Oman Avenue in Segaiya near Mothercare, where the car flipped several times before coming to a halt.

Ms Ambre died immediately, while Mr Mariano was taken to Salmaniya Medical Complex, where he succumbed to his injuries.

In another accident on Sunday night, Bahraini passenger Abbas Ismaeel Ghulam Ismaeel, 18, was killed when two cars collided on Estiqlal Highway.

The 23-year-old driver of the car Mr Ghulam was travelling in sustained minor injuries, while the female driver of the other car, aged 18, also escaped largely unhurt.

Meanwhile, a spate of accidents was reported yesterday across Bahrain roads.

A driver suffered minor injuries when the car he was driving overturned near Bahrain University in Isa Town at around 6am.

It is believed that the driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned.

Civil Defence yesterday also rescued a man who was trapped in his car following a traffic accident in Isa Town.

The crash involved two cars near the Central Informatics Organisation building on Estiqlal Highway at around 12.30pm, after one of the drivers allegedly jumped a red light.

Motorists coming towards Sanad and Riffa were stuck in traffic for almost 30 minutes following the crash.

In another accident, a Bahraini driver of a GMC was critically injured when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a six wheeler.

The crash took place at around 1pm on Sakhir Highway.

An investigation has been launched.


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