News:13 Perish In Holiday Accidents. Police Attribute Accidents To Lack Of Caution

<vote /> Thirteen people were killed, while 67 others were injured in 101 road traffic accidents that were recorded countrywide during the just ended Heroes Day and Defence Forces Day holidays. Eight of the accidents were fatal. During the period under review, police impounded 134 defective vehicles and issued 8 377 tickets to motorists for committing various offences.During the corresponding period last year, 13 people were killed, while 51 others were injured in 123 road accidents.

A total of 209 unroadworthy vehicles were impounded, while police issued 10 805 tickets to motorists last year.

Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba attributed this year’s accidents to speeding, lack of judgment, reversing errors and failure to give way.

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