Muscat: Two people were killed while three others were injured in a horrific road crash on the Ruwi flyover on Sunday afternoon, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) said.
Eyewitnesses said the accident took place at around 4 pm near OK Centre in Ruwi. An Omani citizen and an expatriate died in the crash. The injured were admitted to the Al Nahada Hospital with moderate to severe injuries, the ROP added.
Immediately after the accident, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) diverted the traffic on that road. "They were not letting the motorists to drive over the flyover after the accident," Mohammad Shamsin, a motorist, said.
This caused a major gridlock in and around Ruwi.
Five vehicles were involved in the pile up caused by the accident, with one vehicle rolling over after the crash, the ROP added.