The burnt vehicle seen at the site of the accident.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Three Asians, a man and two women, were killed on Wednesday after the car they were in caught fire as a result of collision that involved 4 cars on Sheikh Zayed Road.
According to Brigadier Dr Adel Al Suwaidi, Director of Jebel Ali Police Station, the accident took place in the area past Dubai Parks and Resorts in the Abu Dhabi-Dubai direction of Sheikh Zayed Road.
Dubai Police’s Command and Control Centre received a report on the collision at 4:40pm, he said, adding that patrols from the Jebel Ali Police Station rushed to the scene of the collision to secure the accident area and traffic flow and transport the deceased to the hospital.
"One of the cars had been burnt, which caused the death of all the passengers in it," he said.
Al Suwaidi called on all drivers to exercise extreme caution while driving, abide by the speed limits posted on streets, avoid tailgating and concentrate on driving only.