Lorry catches fire after UAE road smash

Drivers are urged to take care after dangerous crash in Sharjah

A lorry burst into flames after a collision in Sharjah.

Emergency services were alerted after two vehicles collided on Al Dhaid Road, between bridges eight and nine.

Police said the two lorries collided at around 12.30pm on Tuesday and that one caught fire, causing heavy congestion on the route.

Sharjah Police released dramatic footage in a post on its Twitter account.

Police have urged drivers to take care in the aftermath of the crash and to use alternative routes.

It is not known whether there were any casualties in the incident.