Road crashes kill 3,000 Kenyans annually
21 November 2011, 12:35
Nairobi – Over 3,000 lives are lost annually to road
accidents in Kenya, placing it among the countries with highest rate of
accidents globally, despite its low level motorization compared to other
Chief Executive of the National Road Safety Council David Njoroge
said developing countries are lagging behind their developed
counterparts failing to record sustained progress in cutting road
traffic deaths and injuries.
“Projections indicate that unless there is a new strong political
commitment to prevention and risk reduction, death rates as a result to
road crashes in low and middle income countries will double by 2020
reaching to more than 2 million per year,” he revealed.
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