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A total of 1,450 people have lost their lives to road accidents between January and June 2021, statistics from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Police Service has revealed.

The grim figures statistics also indicate that 200 persons died in June (2021) alone 1250 were killed from January to May.

This represents a 27.19% increase compared to the same time last year where 1,040 people lost their lives.

The Ashanti Region still leads road accidents as it has in the past six months recorded 297 deaths while the Eastern Region follows with 243 deaths.

Meanwhile, in the past six months alone, 622 people have died from motorcycle-related accidents, while 2,841 have been injured.

Between January and June, 8088 people have been injured which represents an increase of 19.45% same time last year where 6,855 people got injured.

Source: Ghana/

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