Man dies after car catches fire in Dubai

The car flipped over and erupted in flames, leaving the motorist trapped in his vehicle

Image Courtesy: Dubai Police Twitter

A man died after his car caught fire on a Dubai road on November 26.

The motorist was driving down a tunnel after the World Trade Centre towards Deira, when the car flipped over and erupted in flames, according to Dubai police.

The driver was trapped in his vehicle.

An investigation into the incident is underway.

Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, director of traffic department, urged all motorists to drive cautiously to avoid such tragedies.


Earlier this month, two Emirati children – aged three and one – died in Abu Dhabi after they were left inside a parked vehicle which later caught fire.

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