Two major highways were affected by minor accidents this morning. By noon, however, traffic had cleared and was moving in both directions.
The Dubai Traffic Police stated that two cars involved in an accident on Al Khail Road, causing a traffic jam on that key highway.
The operations room of the police told this website that while the accident is not serious, traffic was affected.
Earlier in the morning, an accident near Jebel Ali on Sheikh Zayed Road slowed down traffic heading from Dubai to Jebel Ali and beyond.
Traffic was severely jammed for over an hour. However, by 8am, the bottleneck had begun to ease.
The Dubai Police Traffic control room confirmed to this website that an accident had occurred and there was a traffic situation, but could not provide any details for now.
“I left for my office early today, but was caught in a traffic jam on Sheikh Zayed Road close to Ibn Battuta Mall. I am not sure where the accident was but I could hear police car sirens, “ said Rajeev K, who works in Jebel Ali.