UAE traffic: Accident in Abu Dhabi causes tailbacks

Congestion in other emirates as commuters head back to work

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - February 12th, 2018: Stand alone. Traffic in Abu Dhabi. Monday, February 12th, 2018. Corniche, Abu Dhabi. Chris Whiteoak / The National

An accident in Abu Dhabi created congestion on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street with traffic building up early on Sunday.

Tailbacks were reported in the Al Nahyan area of 8th Street, to Abu Dhabi Men’s College, through to 12th Street in Sector E.

Congestion in the capital also clogged roads on Sweihan Road after Sweihan bridge, and near Zayed the First Street in the Al Zahiyah area

Heavy traffic slowed early commuters in Dubai Silicon Oasis, International City, Barsha and on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road in Dubai.

Bottlenecks delayed commuters in Sharjah in the Industrial Areas 12 and 15, near the National Paints Factory and Maliha Kalba road.