x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road closes to allow emergency helicopter to land

Motorist faced delays this morning after an emergency helicopter landed on Sheikh Zayed Road to airlift a pedestrian who was involved in an accident with a pick-up truck.

Motorist faced delays this morning after an emergency helicopter landed on Sheikh Zayed Road at Downtown Jebel Ali to airlift a pedestrian who was involved in an accident with a pick-up truck.

Dubai Police said the accident took place at 7.20am on the Dubai-bound carriageway when the driver of the truck, a Bangladeshi, collided with a pedestrian who was severely injured.

Onlookers reported seeing a large number of police vehicles and ambulances as well as one person strapped to a stretcher.

TSubaihi@thenational.ae