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115 Accidents Recorded During Christmas Week

Pedestrians accounted for the highest number of persons killed in Christmas week accidents.

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Police says 115 accidents were recorded in the last one week, 36 of them fatal.

Kampala Central, Makindye and Nakawa divisions in Kampala registered the most accidents, with approximately one accident every day.

According to the police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, a total of 42 people died in the Christmas week accidents.

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Below is the traffic report on accidents that occurred during the festive season (23rd – 27th December 2015).

Table 1:  Nature of Accidents

 

Nature of Accident

No. of crashes

Fatal

36

Serious 

51

Minor 

28

Total 

115

 

Table 2: Casualties

 

Causalities 

Number of persons involved 

Killed 

42

Serious injured 

96



Table 3: Causalities by road user category

Killed 

Seriously injured 

Drivers

4

6

Motor cyclists

8

21

Pedal cyclists

1

1

Passengers

12

51

Pedestrians 

17

17

Total 

42

96

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