25 people killed during 2018 Farmers Holiday from 213 road traffic accidents, Police say

TWENTY-five people died while 78 others were injured in different road accidents which occurred countrywide during the just ended Farmers’ holiday from 3rd to 7th August 2018.Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo in a statement said a total number of 213 road accident were recorded out of which 22 were fatal accidents, 15 were serious injury accidents and 45 were damage only while 131 were classified as damage only.Katongo said out of those injured, 24 were seriously injured while 54 persons sustained minor injuries.She said compared to 2017 during the same period, 190 road traffic accidents were recorded out of which seven were fatal road traffic accidents in which 13 persons were killed, 12 were serious road traffic accidents  in which 58 persons were seriously injured indicating an increase by 03 serious road traffic accidents and a decrease in casualties by 34.. Post Views: 1

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