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Traffic alert: Police urge caution after multiple accidents in Dubai

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Filed on June 18, 2020
accident, Dubai, UAE traffic

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Dubai Police urge motorists to find alternative routes.

Heavy congestion was reported on various roads in Dubai on Thursday morning due to multiple accidents.

Drivers faced disruption during rush hour after an accident on the Boukdra Bridge towards the Ras Al Khor Street in Dubai. Dubai Police said the accident occurred today morning after which one lane was forced to be closed, causing the traffic congestion.

 

The police reported another accident at 8:05am on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road  after Arabian Ranches Bridge, towards Abu Dhabi and advised motorists to take alternative routes to avoid long delays.

According to Google Maps, the main routes into the Dubai from Sharjah were gridlocked this morning, with traffic reduced to a crawl on a number of roads.

Traffic alert: Police urge caution after multiple accidents in Dubai (KT24321618.PNG)

Major delays were reported on the Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Road from National Paints intersection to Mirdif City Centre, as drivers were gridlocked in traffic jams.

Traffic alert: Police urge caution after multiple accidents in Dubai (KT24320618.PNG)

There were tailbacks on E311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road from Dubai towards Abu Dhabi. Slow moving traffic was also reported on  Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road near Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club - Abu Dhabi.

Tailbacks were reported near Dubai Production City, Dubai Silicone Oasis, Ras Al Khor Road, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3.

Commuters are advised to find alternative routes to circumvent the road jams and avoid delays.


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