200 car pile-up on Dubai Abu Dhabi highway kills 8

Posted on March 12, 2008. Filed under: bizarre |

The cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi are recovering from the shock of a 200-car pileup on Tuesday that left at least four dead and 300 others wounded.


Dozens of cars were on fire after a series of crashes on the highway linking the two main cities of the United Arab Emirates. More… (ABC News)

At least eight people were killed on Tuesday and some 284 injured in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) worst road accident when more than 200 cars piled up on a highway in heavy early morning fog, media reports said. More … (Sify)


Srinivas Babu, first secretary in the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi, told PTI that the embassy is in constant touch with the local authorities to provide relief to the injured Indians.

04-630.jpg05-630.jpg06-630.jpgThe incident took place during the morning rush hour on the main motorway connecting Dubai and Abu Dhabi.07-630.jpg



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4 Responses to “200 car pile-up on Dubai Abu Dhabi highway kills 8”

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OMG… 😦

Wow! This is horrible!Dubai has become such a newsworthy place!

Hello my friends πŸ™‚

wow they must drive like idiots in poor weather…unless they have no experienc with fog…which again they must be idiots to go fast in fog!

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