Road closed after road crash fire on Abu Dhabi highway

File Picture

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced the closure of Sweihan Road after a road crash led to a fire.

In a tweet, Abu Dhabi Police said the road has been closed from Al Shamkha Bridge to Al Falah Al Thani Bridge in both directions "until further notice".

Motorists have been advised to take alternate routes.

Earlier, emergency crews contained a fire that broke out following a two-vehicle crash on Sweihan Road. 

Taking to their official Twitter handle, the Abu Dhabi Police confirmed no one was injured in the incident. 

Earlier in a series of tweets, the authority said the "collision between a truck and a car" happened just before "Al Shamikha Bridge, in Abu Dhabi City".

The authority also reminded "the public to only obtain information from official sources".

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Nights on Dubai Eye 103.8

    11:00pm - 6:00am

    Dubai Eye complements the conversation with the music you love from the eighties, nineties and newer.

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.


On Dubai Eye

  • Halloween-onomics!

    Talking about the economics of Halloween with the General Manager of Spinneys, Tom Harvey. We asked how inflation is affecting the supermarket industry in the UAE.

  • Shipping Rates Are Coming Down - What Does It Mean For Us?

    Dr. Krishna Prasad, President of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Middle East Chapter explains what the drop in prices & easing of port congestion could mean for our packages and deliveries.