Two people injured in a car crash in Fuvahmulah City passed away on Saturday, moments after they were taken to the hospital.
Fuvahmulah City Deputy Mayor Mohamed Lirar confirms the deaths.
The car crash took place at approximately 04:45 pm on Saturday.
Lirar told Sun that the Fuvahmulah Hospital informed the council that one of the victims passed away at 04:56 pm and the other at 05:04 pm.
“One of them was stuck inside the car. The first person was taken immediately to the hospital. The person who got stuck was taken to the hospital after dismantling the car,” he said.
“They were in serious condition when taken out [of the car].”