A police vehicle turned over at the entrance to Sheikh Zayed City on Sunday morning, injuring a police officer and two police conscripts.
A security source said the three policemen were on their way to arrest a number of wanted criminals when the accident occured.
The driver tried to avoid a collision with an approaching truck close to the city gates, but instead the vehicle flipped over, according to the source.
The injured have been transferred to hospital for treatment.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm