A Kuwaiti man and his granddaughter lost their lives in a horrifying traffic accident in Ahmadi Governorate after a police detective from Hawalli Command violated the traffic signal, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
The officer was driving on excessive speed when he violated the traffic light and smashed into the car in which the Kuwaiti man with his granddaughter was traveling in. The victims are said to have died on the spot as confirmed by paramedics accompanying security operatives to the scene. The remains were referred to Forensics by Criminal Evidences Men.
In the meantime, the police could not locate the detective, so they thought he was on the run. Later on, he surrendered to officers at Salmiya police station. He said he could not wait at the scene for fear of mob attack by relatives of the victims. A case was registered for investigation.