Motorist dies after vehicle catches fire in Dubai crash

The crash took place at about 11am on Emirates Road in Dubai, towards Sharjah.

DUBAI // A motorist died in a crash on Thursday morning on Emirates Road, Dubai Police said.

The motorist, an Emirati, was driving at a high speed and his vehicle caught fire when it crashed into a lorry, said Brig Saeed bin Sulaiman, director of Al Rashidiya police station.

The crash took place at about 11am in the Sharjah direction. The motorist burnt to death in the car.

Brig bin Sulaiman advised motorists to pay attention on the road and follow traffic rules.