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23 April 2024

Sheikh Zayed Road at standstill; car reportedly flipped over


UPDATE: The accident has now been cleared, according to reports, with free flowing traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road after a car had flipped over, in bound to Abu Dhabi.

If you are headed down towards Jebel Ali or Abu Dhabi this morning, then take note as Sheikh Zayed Road is facing a complete gridlock from interchange four onwards.

According to reports, a car has reportedly flipped over opposite the Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, with at least one lane on the major highway blocked due to this.

Eyewitnesses state that other small accidents have also occurred in the gridlock, but people advising drivers to find alternative routes or “expect hour-long delays.”

Kenneth S tweeted: “A couple of accidents on SZR and Jebel Ali Road.. Choose your lanes wisely.”

Vibhuti T said: “Horrid bumper to bumper traffic in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers area towards Ibn Battuta Mall.”

Sherilee wrote: “Major traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road in front of AUD.”

James Mills wrote: “Sheikh Zayed Road to Jebel Ali: gridlock as I look out from Dubai Marina.”