21 vehicles' pile-up reported in Sharjah due to thick fog
21 Sep 2020
Cars move at a slow pace during heavy fog in Sharjah.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A massive accident has taken place on Emirates Road due to heavy fog, involving 21 vehicles that were travelling towards Umm Al Quwain.
Police patrols and ambulances rushed to the scene to handle the situation, and thankfully, the wide-scale accident resulted in the minor injury of two individuals only, while all other passengers and drivers remained safe from the crash.
According to police the accident took place at around 7:50am in the morning.
Sharjah Police warned motorists to stay alert and drive with extreme caution to prevent accidents that might take place due to low visibility and fog formation during the coming winter season.
The National Centre of Meteorology has called on motorists to take all necessary precautions when on roads due to poor horizontal visibility owing to fog formation In a statement, the Centre said that poor visibility is expected over some coastal and internal areas, during the period from 2am until 9am.