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508 people killed in road accident in first quarter

Over five hundred (500) people have lost their lives in motor accidents in first quarter of 2016 representing 28 percent upsurge in pedestrian and passengers crushed to death.

Greater Accra Regional MTTD Commander, ASP Sulemana who revealed this to Adom News said, the number of persons injured also rose by 10 percent within the first three months.

He expressed shock at the phenomenal surge in the number of deaths in the first 90 days of the year, blaming the situation largely on sheer indiscipline by motorists, other road users and weak enforcement of regulations.

ASP Sulemana described motor accidents menace as health issue that threaten the foundation of society and ought to be treated with all the seriousness it deserved.

Describing the situation as very worrying, he appealed to the general public to apply the roads safety regulations.

Source: adomonline.com

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