VIDEO: Injured Emirati airlifted to hospital from Abu Dhabi desert - GulfToday

VIDEO: Injured Emirati airlifted to hospital from Abu Dhabi desert

The chopper lands the at the accident site.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The National Search and Rescue Center rescued an Emirati man, 42, seriously injured in a motorcycle accident and left unable to move in Suwaihan desert, Abu Dhabi.

The NSRC and police hurried to the man's aid after being located in coordination with Abu Dhabi Police.

The injured was airlifted to Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City for treatment, while considering all COVID-19 guidelines.

On 8th  Jan, 2021, the UAE National Search and Rescue Centre in coordination with Abu Dhabi Police carried out a medical evacuation mission for an injured citizen in the Liwa desert (Tal Mireb) in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The chopper takes off with the injured person.

The Abu Dhabi Police Operations Room received a report stating that there was a bicycle accident in the sandy areas of the Liwa desert.

One person was seriously injured and it was difficult to reach him because of the tough terrain.

The site was traced through the system by the operations room team of the National Search and Rescue Centre.

A helicopter with proper equipment was dispatched to the site.

The search and rescue team was able to airlift the injured person and transfer him to Madinat Zayed Hospital to receive the necessary treatment while ensuring that all precautionary and preventive measures related to the coronavirus were observed.

The authorities have urged members of the public to remain cautious and take key steps to avoid such accidents.

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