Accident @ Al-Khor (04 July 2011)
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By jimnet • 5 years 2 months ago.

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Has anyone heard about the accident that happened today at the Al-Khor highway this morning. A tyre blast on a van carrying nurses working for the Hamad General Hospital overturned and there are reports of fatalities being reported. No recent updates available. If you have further details, pls. share. This would have probably happened due to very high speed and poor tyre conditions. Urging everyone to check your tyres especially during summer times here in Qatar. May God bless you all.

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By jimnet• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
jimnet

Thank you all for your good tips and advices. Let us pray that such incidents never happen in any of our lives or to the ones we love. Respect and follow the law of this country and obey the speed limits.

Speeding is not a habit cultured by matured drivers. Anyone can drive a vehicle in high speed however a matured driver always thinks about safety and concern of fellow drivers and drive peacefully.

With much patience, your safety is always assured. Always before starting your day and starting your vehicle; have a word of prayer and submit your lives under the mighty powerful hands of God. God bless and protect everyone.

By jimnet• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
jimnet

Thank you all for your good tips and advices. Let us pray that such incidents never happen in any of our lives or to the ones we love. Respect and follow the law of this country and obey the speed limits.

Speeding is not a habit cultured by matured drivers. Anyone can drive a vehicle in high speed however a matured driver always thinks about safety and concern of fellow drivers and drive peacefully.

With much patience, your safety is always assured. Always before starting your day and starting your vehicle; have a word of prayer and submit your lives under the mighty powerful hands of God. God bless and protect everyone.

By aver40• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
aver40

Our condolences to those who lost their loved ones and prayers for a speedy recoveryfor the injured.One observation that was made is that the three who lost their lives at the spot were ejected (thrown out) of the vehicle.! It can be safely assumed that if they had been wearing seatbelts these deaths could have been avoided.....They most probably would have escaped with only injuries..It is high time that the seat belt rule is enforced for all occupants of a vehicle and not just the front seat passengers..This maybe a case of closing the stable door after the horse has bolted but definitely would help in reducing fatal accidents in the future....Just a thought!!!!!Lets make a start by  pledging to ensure that ALL passengers including those in the rear seat are properly belted/restrained before starting the vehicle!!!! 

By aver40• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
aver40

Our condolences to those who lost their loved ones and prayers for a speedy recoveryfor the injured.One observation that was made is that the three who lost their lives at the spot were ejected (thrown out) of the vehicle.! It can be safely assumed that if they had been wearing seatbelts these deaths could have been avoided.....They most probably would have escaped with only injuries..It is high time that the seat belt rule is enforced for all occupants of a vehicle and not just the front seat passengers..This maybe a case of closing the stable door after the horse has bolted but definitely would help in reducing fatal accidents in the future....Just a thought!!!!!Lets make a start by  pledging to ensure that ALL passengers including those in the rear seat are properly belted/restrained before starting the vehicle!!!! 

By nestcar2007• 5 years 2 months ago.
nestcar2007

Drivers being late should be fired because he can't come on time (simple time management). As long as he comes on time he doesnt have to worry bout his passenger being late. Passengers should adjust their watches & not worry about bullying as long as he comes on time. Driving fast and sometimes recklessly is never an answer. The control is always with the drivers. Reality Check the driver is always in command while he's driving same as any other transporation big or small..right? The responsibility is in their hand and not with the passengers...

By flor1212• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
flor1212

arrived late, they blame or even cursed the driver.  When the driver drive slow, they will tell him to go faster because they are already late. It's a case to case basis.  Why blame the driver all the time for this service vehicles. True, there are reckless driver, it should be reported with or without accident.But in reality, they will leave Doha late and trust the driver to get them there on time (whatever it takes).Check the reality! Make this a painful lesson and work how to remedy and improve the situation.  Not to blame anyone!

By rock salt• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
rock salt

for the record, ive seen a lot of tires busted going to mesaieed but on the moderate speed, the main issue is the DRIVER... if the driver can control the speed... then its regardless what kind of tires you have... the best thing to do is charge the DRIVER with RECKLESSNESS and PUT IN PRISON FOR YEARS AND DEPORT HIM... and it should be a PUT INTO LAW...

By athar83• 5 years 2 months ago.
athar83

may the almighty rest their souls in peace..

By athar83• 5 years 2 months ago.
athar83

http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=445057&version=1&template_id=57&parent_id=56

By nestcar2007• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
nestcar2007

Find out why these drivers are always involved in car accident..this is for real no joke: &feature=fvsrIn Saudi license is very easy to obtain (excluding Dubai) and when they transfer to qatar all they have to do is replace it by qatar license. The transportation & licensing section should review this process everybody should take this mandatory driving tests. The process of 90hrs of mandatory training for driving school is excellent. Our company had fired 10 drivers hired from saudia for totalling 15 pick-ups..in just one year.

By nestcar2007• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
nestcar2007

Find out why these drivers are always involved in car accident..this is for real no joke: &feature=fvsrIn Saudi license is very easy to obtain (excluding Dubai) and when they transfer to qatar all they have to do is replace it by qatar license. The transportation & licensing section should review this process everybody should take this mandatory driving tests. The process of 90hrs of mandatory training for driving school is excellent. Our company had fired 10 drivers hired from saudia for totalling 15 pick-ups..in just one year.

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
anonymous

Among the dead were two Filipinas, identified as Mariane and Clara, Indian national Dany Anto and Maiudeen, a Sudanese employee.   http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=445057&version=1&template_id=57&parent_id=56

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

 Condolences to all affected families...... http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=107109&n_tit=Doha%3A+Four+Nurses+Dead%2C+Eight+Injured+in+Accident+on+Al-Khor+Highway

By iresha• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
iresha

CONDOLENCES TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY MEMBERS. MAY SOULS REST IN PEACE.

By xbox_360• 5 years 2 months ago.
xbox_360

very sad 

By flor1212• 5 years 2 months ago.
flor1212

hoping it will not happen again! Be more extra careful while driving, reduce the risk of it by having good car maintenance and driving defensively!

By nomerci• 5 years 2 months ago.
nomerci

So sorry to hear that. :(

By FathimaH• 5 years 2 months ago.
FathimaH

What a tragedy...pray the  survivors recover soon!

By arackal_jim• 5 years 2 months ago.
arackal_jim

dani is my sister-in -law. plz pray for her.........thanks for the news jim..........

By Azilana8785• 5 years 2 months ago.
Azilana8785

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150365841374692&set=a.471758114691.251109.541289691&type=1&theater

By strawberry_shisha• 5 years 2 months ago.
strawberry_shisha

may their soul rest in peace..a very sad news again.. :'(

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

may their soul rest in peace.... :(

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

Thanks QL guys for sharing the information which would have helped to keep a lot of others informed whose relatives, friends, etc  may have been travelling on that vehicle or on other vehicles to or by that location. It would also help towards making other drivers drive safely and to  be extra carefulHope the parties concerned and their organizations will take  remedial measures to correct and rectify mistakes, defects, etc so such thingc can be avoided or minimized in future.My heart goes out to the families who have lost loved ones and hope the injured will make a quick and steady recovery. May the deceased rest in peace

By FlyingAce• 5 years 2 months ago.
FlyingAce

This is Soo Sad to hear...... :((Rip

By timebandit• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
timebandit

This is so sad I have refrained from posting so far. Tragedies like this are so sad I can never think of words appropriate. My the deceased rest in peace, and my thoughts are very much with their loved ones. I hope and pray that the injured will make full recoveries. Am I correct in saying that this is the second fatal accident on this stretch of road due to tyre blow outs within days? Is there something that has be shed on the road causing these accidents? 

By siddiqui71• 5 years 2 months ago.
siddiqui71

May Allah their soul rest in peace .Ameen

and give patience to their families too.

By bubblymom• 5 years 2 months ago.
bubblymom

May the departed souls rest in peace.We also pray for strength for their families.

By ingeniero• 5 years 2 months ago.
ingeniero

May Allah give patience to thier families

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

any updates on from where are they in phils.?

By hi2ueverybody• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
hi2ueverybody

May their soul rest in the peace.

Guys,pleaseeeeeee check your tyre pressure & condition begining at your each trip ,go through this following link for more information on tyre safety.

http://www.tyresafe.org/data/files/Tyre%20Safe%20CAR%20tyres%20leaflet%20hi%20apr%2008.pdf

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

my wife should be in this bus  at 05h30am,but she was lucky her duty change for today ,she went at 8h00am ,she`s nurse and all person who die in this accident i know them,one lady was die with her baby 7 months ,

please hamad hospital provide nice travelling   bus for your staff

May Allah rest them in Peace!

By britexpat• 5 years 2 months ago.
britexpat

What is this fascination with names of the deceased ?

By jakula89• 5 years 2 months ago.
jakula89

@sijocyriac - this one happened in May 2006...

By jal• 5 years 2 months ago.
jal

Also names are available malayalam newspaper :

http://www.madhyamam.com

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=107109

Pls Check

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
sijocyriac

http://archive.thepeninsulaqatar.com/component/content/article/28079.html

Please check the details

By thara 123• 5 years 2 months ago.
thara 123

even I am trying to get that please send the news paper name

By r_ssel• 5 years 2 months ago.
r_ssel

RIP....

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

 

Which is that news paper Pls tell...

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

Dear M ,

 

Please let me know the names???Ples update..

By hangu1122• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
hangu1122

As received from online newspaper;names of persons died in the accident;Dani Thomas(Indian) Clarivel,Mariyam(Filipino)Moyu(Sudan)

By britexpat• 5 years 2 months ago.
britexpat

Tragic accident.May the deceased rest in peace and may the injured make full recoveries. May their loved ones find the strength to deal with this tragedy. 

By toybits20• 5 years 2 months ago.
toybits20

sorry to hear this news! God Bless...

By ghazalz• 5 years 2 months ago.
ghazalz

I'm so sorry to hear about it ...

May Allah rest them in Peace!

 

By flashpoint• 5 years 2 months ago.
flashpoint

rest in peace guys

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

let me know the namess??

By kgbp_0828• 5 years 2 months ago.
kgbp_0828

So sad... may their soul rest in peace.

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

one of the nurses is a parent of the student of my wife....very very sad news....

By arnisador_ako• 5 years 2 months ago.
arnisador_ako

May their souls rest in peace..AMEN. please take a moment of silence and pray for the survivors and fatalities as well as their families.

By sijocyriac• 5 years 2 months ago.
sijocyriac

Let me know the names??\

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

Well that is not me getting it wrong  at all - that point was not made clear from the start.

By Rony John• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rony John

U r getting it wrong again,

the husband of said nurse in hospital before this incident happened and nothing to do with this particular accident

By pandinus imperator• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
pandinus imperator

this is so sad..,

may the soul of the casualties rest in peace..

By apoose• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
apoose

Al-Khor highway crazy drivers road, every day reaching homeback those who drive through this road is by the grace of God only. There should be strict law to reduce the over speed.

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

Thank you - this is very sad news.

By thara 123• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
thara 123

Information from Emergency department- HMC

14 Passengers were there and out of that 2 Philipino (One Nurse, One Respiratory Therapist) One Indian (malayali), One sudanese and the Driver died and others are admitted in Hamad. 5 of them are in critical stage. Please extend the prayers to them....................

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

So the accident was on the 2nd then?May they get well soon.

By GeeCleft• 5 years 2 months ago.
GeeCleft

really a breaking news to me...coz i know some nurses (friend of my friend) who works there...i hope they are  not in that van (still keep praying)... i will now pass this news to my friend maybe they have some updates also to warn them about checking their tyres car regularly...

By Rony John• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rony John

@ cabbage - The person in ICU since 2 days is the Philippina Nurse's husband

so sad

By anonymous• 5 years 2 months ago.
anonymous

This is indeed very sad and RIP to all who died.Was this accident today? I am confused - you say it is today but somebody has been on a ventilator for 2 days?

By m in doha• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
m in doha

JMJ By God's grace and Mercy Br.Anthony Devassy was saved from a great major accident , that could have taken his Life, He has offered his life back to God for his service. Let us invoke the mercy of the same God for a big accident that has just taken place. Dear Warriors please lift up the nurses who were on the way to Al-khor for duty, their van has met with a major accident . please pray for them, they need your intercession and your sacrifice for today -----some of the nurses are from our syro malabar church God Bless your hearts  An updates on the accident. I was driving this morning to Doha and noticed this accident. It is sad to inform you that 5 fatalities have taken place, the rest are in major to serious condition (ventilator). Driver. 3 malayali + 1 philipina nurses have died. The philipina nurse was expecting her 3rd child, her husband is in ICU since 2 days. 

By hapy• 5 years 2 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
hapy

Sad.

Plz check car tyres periodically and change if required. This is all too common.

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