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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

UAE traffic: Crashes on Abu Dhabi commute

Three crashes in the capital cause delays during the morning commute

Chris Whiteoak / The National
Chris Whiteoak / The National

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology has warned that fog will drastically reduce visibility in coastal and internal regions this morning.

Motorists in Al Dhafra Region have been asked to avoid driving until the fog lifts at 9am. Traffic is moving slowly northbound and southbound on the E11 motorway between Ruwais and Al Hamra. There is further congestion near Al Mirfa and Tarif.

In Abu Dhabi city, motorists can expect congestion along the road from Khalifa Park to Hazza bin Zayed Street.

A second crash has happened at Khaleej Al Arabi between 17th and 19th street.

Off Abu Dhabi's main island, there has been another crash on the E20 motorway to Sweihan, just north of 12th street and south of the E22 Al Ain Road junction. Expect delays if heading to Zayed University.

In Dubai, there are heavy delays southbound on the E311 near Dubai Investment Park, northbound on the D61 near the E611 junction near Al Khail Road and Golf City, and northbound on the D63 near Motor City and Al Barsha South.

There has been a crash on the D68 in Al Jaddaf but traffic appears to be moving smoothly.

Sharjah commuters can expect the usual congestion heading into Dubai. A crash near Al Ansar Mall on the E11 could cause further delays.