Two killed, four injured in major Dubai road accident

Dubai Police

Two people have been killed and four others injured in an accident on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road on Thursday.

According to the Dubai Police, a pick-up van crashed into a truck that was parked on the second lane of the highway following a tyre burst.

The accident took place at 5:30 am.

"Any driver who has a flat tyre must move their vehicle to the hard shoulder to avoid accidents," said Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, director-general of the Dubai Police's traffic department.

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