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Police issue warnings after accident causes traffic jam in Ras Al Khaimah

Drivers are urged to strictly observe traffic rules and regulations.

Motorists heading to or from Ras Al Khaimah to other emirates via Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road, Exit 122, need to take extra caution. The Ras Al Khaimah Police have issued a warning on Thursday afternoon following a traffic accident that caused traffic jams on the road.

“The road accident has significantly hampered traffic flow,” they said. “Drivers need to reduce speed, be careful, and take alternative roads to avoid traffic snarls.” 

Police sources said the accident took place around 12 noon.

The central operations room of the RAK Police, alerted about the traffic accident, immediately dispatched traffic patrols, ambulances, paramedics, and rescue teams to the scene.

“Initial enactment of the mishap blamed it on speeding and inattentive driving,” they said. “All drivers need to strictly observe traffic rules and regulations.”

Official records showed that most of the road accidents reported across the country were blamed on speeding, inattentive driving, swerving and ignoring safety distance.



Ahmed Shaaban

Originally from Egypt, I have been in Dubai since December 2005. Before coming here, I worked as an English language instructor, chief En/Ar translator, proofreader, reporter in Egypt and Qatar. I have also worked as a reporter, correspondent and simultaneous translator with two satellite channels in Dubai. I have a masters degree in media, Cairo University, 2014, a bachelor degree in English language and translation, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1996, and three post-graduate diplomas in English language and Instruction. With over 19 years of experience in translation, interpretation, EFL instruction, and reporting. I am interested in technology, aviation, politics, as well as community, parliament and defence issues. I enjoy reading, writing, exercising, and surfing the web.

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