Driver arrested in Sharjah over hit-and-run death


A driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Sharjah has been arrested.

Police say the motorist fled the scene after running over a pedestrian in Industrial Area 5 on Monday night.

They nabbed him within 24 hours after analysing CCTV footage and car debris from the site.

Officers also found that he took the vehicle to a workshop to hide traces of the accident.

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