Nampiima

39 Die In Road Accident In 4 Days

By Chief Spy Reporter

39 road users died in road accidents across the country between 31 December 2021 and 2 January 2022, Police Traffic and Road Safety Directorate says.

A total of 106 accidents were recorded. Of these, 29 were fatal, 52 were serious while 25 were minor.

In total, 78 people were injured.

In terms of regions, Kampala Metropolitan Police recorded 54 accidents, 52 were registered upcountry, bringing the total to 106 accidents.

Traffic and Road Safety Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima attributes the accidents to careless driving, careless pedestrian and driving under the influence of alcohol among others.

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