REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY AND JUNE 2017

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REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY AND JUNE 2017

A total of 1,024 accidents were registered during the month of May 2017 and so far a total 129 accidents have been registered in this month of June 2017.

Table 1: Nature of road traffic crashes for May and half of June 2017

Nature of accidentsNo. of crashes
Fatal156
Serious582
Minor286
Total1,024

 

Table 2: Nature of road traffic crashes for June 2017

Nature of accidentsNo. of crashes
Fatal49
Serious15
Minor65
Total129

 

Victims

A total of 877 victims of accidents during the month of May; 170 persons died and 707 sustained injuries as shown in the table below.

Table 3: victims May 2017

VictimsNumber of persons involved
killed170
Seriously injured707
Total877

 

Table 4: victims by road user category May 2017

Road user

 

            Victims
Killedseriously injured
Drivers0855
Motor Cyclists43203
Pedal Cyclists1034
Passengers36271
Pedestrians73140
Total

 

170707

 

Table3: victims June 2017

A total of 127 victims of accidents during the month of June 2017, 53 persons died and 74 sustained injuries as shown in the table below.

VictimsNumber of persons involved
killed53
Seriously injured74
Total 127

 

Table5: victims by road user category June 2017

Road users

 

Victims

 

KilledSeriously Injured
Drivers0805
Motor Cyclists1711
Pedal Cyclists040
Passengers1252
Pedestrians1206
Total 5374

 

CAUTION:

Accidents can be reduced if the following are observed:-

  • Respect of other road users by motorists.
  • Boda boda riders should have helmets, driving permits
  • Always follow the traffic signs.

 

By ACP Ssebambulide Charles

PRO Traffic and Road Safety

19/06/2017

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