Holiday Accidents Death Toll Now At 24
A total of 94 Accidents occurred this festive season killing a total of 24 people as compared to last year’s 131 accidents the Chronicle reports.
This was revealed by ZRP‘s Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who was giving an update on the police duties during the Christmas break.
The Assistant Commissioner said:
The Zimbabwe Republic Police informs the nation that a total of 94 road traffic accidents were recorded on Christmas Day. Three people were killed while 35 others were injured
The major causes of accidents were speeding, reversing errors and inattention. A total of 138 touts were arrested, 165 motor vehicles were impounded for various offences and 797 tickets were issued.
ZRP said they will remain on high alert for the rest of the holiday.
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