Watch: Dubai’s crown prince rescues truck driver in desert mishap

Watch: Dubai’s crown prince rescues truck driver in desert mishap
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was filmed pulling a loaded truck out of the sand. (Photo courtesy: @adelabid1s)
Updated 30 March 2017

Watch: Dubai’s crown prince rescues truck driver in desert mishap

Watch: Dubai’s crown prince rescues truck driver in desert mishap

DUBAI: Dubai’s crown prince came to the rescue of a truck driver whose lorry was stuck in deep sand Wednesday and the footage has gone viral.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was filmed pulling a loaded truck out of the sand with his Mercedes-AMG G63.
In a video posted by Instagram user @adelabid1s, the crown prince joins other vehicles attempting to help the lorry driver.
His car skids and the rope snaps, leading to a change of plans.

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The lorry driver empties his load and the truck is eventually pulled out of the sand.
The video ends with the driver and Sheikh Hamdan shaking hands and has received a flurry of praise online.