In Accra More than 271 people killed in road accidents since January

This showed that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of accident cases recorded within the period compared to the same period last year.

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Over 271 people have died in Accra through road accident between January and November this year, statistics from the Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) has revealed.

This showed that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of accident cases recorded within the period compared to the same period last year.

In terms of figures, there has been an increase by 58 deaths from that of 2016.

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At the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the city of Accra and the Accra Symphony Orchestra in Accra, the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mohammed Adjei Sowah described the situation as worrying.

He said that the number of motor accidents, if not checked could threaten the foundation of society.

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Many have over the years blamed indiscipline among drivers and pedestrians as the major cause of accidents.

Mr Adjei Sowah said this will not be tolerated anymore, as over 2,000 personnel of MTTD have been deployed with logistics within Accra, to deal with the careless drivers.

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