Sharjah Police issues fog alert after 21-car pile-up

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Police in Sharjah have called on motorists to be extra careful while driving in foggy conditions.

The reminder comes following an accident involving 21 vehicles on Emirates Road on Monday morning.

Officials said low visibility was a major factor behind the pile-up, which occurred in the direction of Umm Al Quwain from Sharjah.

Two people suffered minor injuries in the accident and they were treated on the spot by teams from the National Ambulance.

Authorities have urged drivers to take precautions such as using fog lights, observing the speed limit and maintaining a safe distance.

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