Sheikh Zayed Road closed at Jebel Ali after accident

Poor visibility caused a number road accidents across the country and slowed traffic on many roads in Abu Dhabi and Dubai this morning.

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ABU DHABI // Poor visibility caused a number of road accidents across the country and slowed traffic on many roads in Abu Dhabi and Dubai this morning.

Accidents on Sheikh Zayed Road led to its closure northbound at Jebel Ali.

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology had warned motorists of fog formation in both interior and coastal regions, with visibility dropping below 500 metres.

Accident on #SZR opp Ibn-e-Batuta Mall towards #AbuDhabi causing massive congestion and tailback. Delays expected. pic.twitter.com/I7hjqalIH2

Dubai police confirmed an accident on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road at the Fruits and Vegetable Bridge in Dubai, while another was reported on Sheikh Zayed Road after the seventh bridge opposite Dubal company towards Dubai. No injuries had been reported.

#SMBZR as of now from #Sharjah to #Dubai due to accident near Fruit & Vegetable Market Bridge. pic.twitter.com/xCRV5kg4pl

Several accidents were reported on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road near the Al Aweer Road intersection towards Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, Traffic DXB said.

There was another collisi on the E11 Al Itihad Road near Al Nahda interchange towards Dubai that caused congestion during rush hour.

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