Tuesday, June 15

Tag: Road Crash Deaths

Ghana records 1,585 road crash deaths in eight months

Ghana records 1,585 road crash deaths in eight months

Ghana has in eight months recorded 9,205 road crashes, involving 15,459 vehicles, resulting in 1,585 deaths, says Mrs May Obiri-Yeboah, Director-General, National Road Safety Authority (NRSA). According to her, the data taken between January and August 2020, represented a relative increase over the same period of last year with a 0.34 per cent up drive in the number of crashes, 2.9 per cent increase in number of vehicles involved, 0.13 per cent increase in deaths and 1.26 per cent increase in injury cases. However, there was a 17.61 per cent reduction in pedestrian knockdowns.Mrs Obiri-Yeboah, who gave the statistics at a news conference organised in partnership with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) in Accra on Friday, on the “Current Road Safety Situation in the Country,” sa...
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