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30 November 2023

Traffic alert: Vehicle fire on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road

By Bindu Rai

Emergency crews are tackling a vehicle on fire on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road on Monday afternoon.

Dubai Police warned motorists at 12.15pm of traffic in the area following the incident, stating: “Traffic congestion on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road in front of Al Qusais Cemetery due to a vehicle fire accident, towards Sharjah.”

Motorists are being advised to seek alternative routes.

At the same time, the authorities have also reported on a stalled vehicle on Sheikh Zayed Road that is slowing traffic, which the Dubai Police has confirmed is located at the “entrance of Trade Center tunnel towards Abu Dhabi. Please drive carefully and safely.”

Meanwhile, commuters headed down Al Garhoud Bridge will also face gridlock following a multi-vehicle crash that was reported around 12.30pm.

Dubai Police said: “A multi-vehicle traffic #accident on Al Ittihad Road opposite Dubai Flower Centre towards Al Garhoud Bridge, resulting in traffic delays.”