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369 people are killed in 2,260 road accidents in the first two months of 2024 – The National Road Safety Authority

Ghlagatin 4 weeks ago 0

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has reported a slight increase in road crashes during the first two months of January and February 2024.

According to the Director-General of The National Road Safety Authority NRSA, Ing. David Osafo Adonteng, a total of 2,260 road crashes were recorded, involving 3,910 vehicles.

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These accidents resulted in 369 fatalities, 2,552 injuries, and 381 pedestrian knockdowns. Comparatively, the same period last year saw 2,249 crashes involving 3,857 vehicles, resulting in 330 deaths, 2,502 injuries, and 382 pedestrian knockdowns.

This represents a 0.49% increase in crashes, 1.37% increase in vehicles involved, and a 2.0% increase in persons injured. Fatalities saw a significant increase of 11.82% compared to the first two months of 2023.

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In response to these concerning statistics, the NRSA has launched the 2024 Road Safety Easter Campaign aimed at reducing accidents during the upcoming holiday season.

The campaign seeks to raise awareness about road safety and promote responsible driving practices.

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It is vital for all road users to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations to prevent further tragedies on the road.

The NRSA is committed to working towards a safer road environment for all individuals in Ghana.

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Frank Oteng known professionally as Ghlagatin is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.He is the founder of Ghlagatin.net, an entertainment website. He graduated from Accra Technical University, ATU with a National High Diploma in Interior Design.

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