Multiple Sheikh Zayed Road crashes

Multiple accidents were reported on Sheikh Zayed Road near Jebel Ali, on both sides of the major highway this morning.

However, by 11am, according to eye witness accounts, the traffic situation on Sheikh Zayed Road had cleared, following the morning accident between the 7th and the 8th bridge in Jebel Ali involving several vehicles.
 
Earlier, a three-car accident was reported on the major highway, heading into Dubai, with a lane blocked as emergency vehicles on the scene.

Drivers are being cautioned to avoid the road if possible and find alternative routes.

Dubai Police confirmed the accident on Twitter, saying: "A major accident on SZR from the 8th bridge toward the 7th bridge; be careful drivers."

The police and ambulances are on the scene of the accident, with reports of serious injuries sustained.

The tailbacks of the accidents have also extended into Gardens Boulevard, according to witnesses, with slow moving traffic being reported at the Discovery Gardens exit.

There is also report of a congestion on Sheikh Rashid Road; however, no accidents are being reported at the time.

An earlier accident was also reported on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, heading into Abu Dhabi, near the Lahbab Road exit. While the accident has been reportedly cleared, the traffic is yet slow moving.

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