Road accidents kill 1,450 people from January to June 2021

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The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, says in the first half of 2021, road carnage claimed 1,450 lives.

Latest data, from the MTTD, suggests that from January to May, 1,250 people lost their lives through road carnage, with 200 persons losing their lives, in the month of June alone. This figure represents a 27.19% rise compared to the same time in 2020 where 1,140 people died.

The Head of Education, Research and Training at the Ghana Police Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD), Superintendent Alexander Obeng is entreating government to adopt the use of sophisticated technology to address the issue of road accidents.


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