Vehicle overturns on Sheikh Zayed Road; heavy traffic reported


By Bindu Rai

Update: A second crash has been reported on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Times Square Centre, adding to the traffic rush that has already affected the E11 morning commute.

2At 8.30am, eyewitnesses were reporting near standstill southbound traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road caused by a crash that has resulted in a partial blockage of two lanes on the busy highway.

An eyewitness told Emirates 24|7: “A sedan car appeared badly mangled, blocking the first lane on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Times Square Centre.

“Dubai Police authorities were on the scene, along with a recovery vehicle. But traffic is backed up till Mazaya Centre.”

The crash is the second incident affecting Jebel Ali-bound traffic Sunday morning, with a vehicle overturned near Exit 22, resulting in tailbacks.

A vehicle has reportedly overturned on Sheikh Zayed Road, affecting southbound traffic near Jebel Ali. More info