Massive Crash In UAE
This video is purportedly raw footage from today’s massive automobile disaster in the United Arab Emirates. The pile up did occur, but I am always skeptical about the authenticity of LiveLeak videos if:
a) I can not read the captions in the clip
and / or
b) there’s no other indication (that I can see) in the clip to serve as evidence that it is what it is claimed to be.
UPDATE: That said, I’ve found a better clip, also on LiveLeak, so this is not the video I was skeptical about.
Here is some information on the pile-up:
Major car crash pile-up in the UAE
Three people were killed and 277 injured in the United Arab Emirates when dozens of cars and buses collided in thick fog in what could be the country’s biggest traffic accident, police said.
Up to 20 cars burned in the pile-up during the morning rush hour on the main motorway between the UAE trade hub of Dubai and the capital Abu Dhabi, police said. So many cars were hit that police had yet to count them all.
(Read more here)