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Maldivian critically injured in Thailand crash

Shahudha Mohamed
24 December 2019, MVT 16:00
Ramathabodi Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. The injured individual is currently undergoing treatment in this hospital.
Shahudha Mohamed
24 December 2019, MVT 16:00

A Maldivian is currently undergoing treatment for serious injuries sustained in an accident that took place in Thailand during the early hours of Tuesday.

The Maldives Embassy in Thailand confirmed that the accident took place en route to the hotel from the airport.

The injured Maldivian was taken to Ramathibodi Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand for treatment.

Tweet by the Maldives Embassy in Thailand on the injured individual. PHOTO: TWITTER

The Ambassador of Maldives to Thailand, Mohamed Jinah, revealed to local media Mihaaru that the 44-year-old is currently undergoing surgery for head and spinal injuries. According to health professionals, the victim will require additional surgery.

"His condition is serious, however, the embassy is providing assistance", assured Jinah.

The individual hails from Hulhudhoo, Seenu Atoll, and was reportedly travelling in Bangkok accompanied by his brother and a colleague.