Three persons died and two others were injured in two separate accidents after vehicles flipped over and collided.
The incidents took place on Sheikh Zayed Road and Jebel Ali-Al Habab Street, Al Bayan reports.
Colonel Jamal Mohammed Al Bannai, Acting Director of Dubai Traffic Police said that the first incident occurred at 9.30pm on Monday on Sheikh Zayed Road, in the direction of Abu Dhabi near the Damac (Marina) Metro station.
A car collided with a crane due to one of the crane tyres not operating. The crane driver reduced speed and gradually moved to the right in order to park. While the driver was moving from lane to another the collision occurred.
The accident resulted in the death of the car driver and his daughter. His wife and son who were also in the car suffered severe injuries and were airlifted to hospital for treatment.
The second incident occurred at 8am on Monday when a truck flipped over on the Jebel Ali-Al Lahbab road after the Al Maktoum airport roundabout.
The accident killed the driver who fell from the truck.