The site of the accident on a mountainous road in Al-Baha province
Nine expatriate workers, including three Bangladeshis were killed and six others were injured when they were travelling on a mountainous road in Al-Baha province on Saturday evening.
The deceased have been identified as Malam Mia, Alam Shah Mia, Saif ul Islam Abu Basheer (three Bangladeshis), Mohammed Sayeed Al-Atif, Hani Ali Ahmed, Magid Al-Sayed and Ali Win Alabdeen (four Egyptians), Shah Alam ( Indian ) and another Indian worker who died later in the hospital, according to sources.
The workers, belonging to a catering company that supplies food to patients in Baljurashi hospital, were going to Qunfuda corniche to spend their day-off when the accident occurred.
Apparently, due to time constraint, they opted to take the mountainous route.
Saudi Red Crescent Authority along with the Ministry of Health and Civil Defense emergency teams rushed to the site of the accident and shifted the injured to Prince Mishari hospital in Baljurashi.
Later, two critical cases — a Bangladeshi and an Indian — were shifted to King Fahad hospital in Al-Baha where the Indian worker succumbed to his injuries.