September 22, 2021
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388 Private Vehicles Involved In Road Crashes In Tema

About 388 private vehicles were involved in road crashes in the Tema region between January and May, 2021, Mr Tonny Dickson Afriford, a Road Crash and Injury Prevention Analyst has revealed.

Mr Afriford giving the breakdown said the 388 cars were part of the total number of vehicles that were involved in 545 reported road crashes in the Tema enclave during the period under review.

He was speaking at the Ghana News Agency- Tema Office and Motor Transport and Traffic Department accident prevention platform which aimed at using peer mechanisms for identifiable groups and stakeholders to reach their people with road safety messages.

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The figure he noted also showed that nine mini buses; 237 saloon cars; 91 SUV/4×4; 45 trucks; and six government privately registered vehicles were involved in road crashes.

He said out of these 25 persons lost their lives while 206 had various degrees of injuries.

On the part of commercially registered vehicle involvement in road crashes between January and May, 2021, he revealed that a total of 304 were involved comprising of 19 buses; 129 mini buses; 114 trucks; 39 taxis; and three others.

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