Over 60 Perished In Road Accidents In One Week-Police

Over 60 Perished In Road Accidents In One Week-Police

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: According to Uganda Police Traffic Directorate Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima, a total of 387 accidents occurred last week (24th April to 30th April 2022) and out of these, 60 accidents were fatal, 213 were serious and 114 were minor.

Also, Nampiima says there were 341 accident victims during this period and out of these ,67 people died and 274 sustained injuries.

”A total number of 9,679 traffic offenders have been arrested and issued with EPS tickets on various traffic offences at various check points in the whole country from 24th April to 02nd May 2022,” says Nampiima.

She adds that some were issued tickets over offences of reckless driving 1,709, DMCs 2,089, invalid driving license 837, speeding 446, not wearing seat belts 760, riding m/c without wearing a crash helmet 606, carrying more than one passenger on the motor cycle 144 among others.

”We continue to appeal to all drivers and road users on the roads to do your best to keep it safe and arrive alive by taking care of your selves and other road users. Drive with discipline on the road and respect road signs,” Nampiima cautions.

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