UAE traffic: Accident, tailbacks delay motorists on Dubai, Sharjah roads

 khaleejtimes.com  09/17/2020 06:51:27  2  Web Report/Dubai

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Filed on September 17, 2020 | Last updated on September 17, 2020 at 09.17 am
UAE traffic: Accident, tailbacks, Dubai, Sharjah roads

Motorists faced significant delays during the rush hour commute on Thursday morning with multiple accidents reported in Dubai and traffic snarls in Sharjah.

Dubai Police have issued a statement on Twitter, advising drivers to stay cautious after an accident reported on Al Rebbat Road from Mohammed bin Zayed Road towards Business Bay Crossing. They advised motorists to take alternative routes to avoid delays.

#TrafficUpdate | Traffic congestion due to an #accident on Al Rebbat Rd from MBZ Rd towards Business Bay Crossing, kindly be extra cautious & use alternative ways.

- Dubai Police???? ??? (@DubaiPoliceHQ) September 17, 2020

The police reported another accident on Mohammed bin Zayed Road opposite of Global Village towards Abu Dhabi, and advised motorists to be extra cautious.

#TrafficUpdate | Traffic congestion due to multiple #accidents on MBZ Rd opposite of Global Village towards Abu Dhabi, kindly be extra cautious.

- Dubai Police???? ??? (@DubaiPoliceHQ) September 17, 2020

In another tweet, the police advised drivers to stay cautious after an accident on Mohammed bin Zayed Road opposite of Qusais Graveyard towards Abu Dhabi.

#TrafficUpdate | Traffic congestion due to stalled vehicle on MBZ Rd opposite of Qusais Graveyard towards Abu Dhabi.

- Dubai Police???? ??? (@DubaiPoliceHQ) September 17, 2020

Traffic build-up was reported near Jumeirah Village Circle, Al Barsha, Al Quoz 1, Ras Al Khor Industrial Area and on Shaikh Zayed Road heading towards Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club - Abu Dhabi.

UAE traffic: Police urge caution after multiple accidents in Dubai (KT25933917.PNG)

According to Google Maps data, heavy congestion can be seen on E311 Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road from Sharjah Industrial area towards Muhaisnah in Dubai and motorists are experiencing extremely slow moving traffic.

UAE traffic: Police urge caution after multiple accidents in Dubai (KT25932917.PNG)

Slow moving traffic was also reported on the E11 route - from Sharjah to Dubai - particularly in Al Nahda, leading up to Hor Al Anz East.

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