Man badly burnt after lorries crash on Emirates Road

One of the lorries burst into flames, severely burning the person, who had to be air-lifted to hospital.

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DUBAI // A person was severely injured when two lorries collided in the early hours of Thursday morning on Emirates Road.

Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Dubai Police, said the incident occurred at 4.30am near the Al Fayeh roundabout, in the direction of Abu Dhabi.

One of the lorries burst into flames, severely burning the person, who had to be air-lifted to hospital.

Col Al Mazrouei said crash experts attended the scene to get to the bottom of how the incident occurred.

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