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Ashaiman records 197 accidents in 2012 first quarter

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The Ashaiman Division of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service has recorded a total of 197 accidents in the first quarter of this year.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abraham Amedzro, Ashaiman Divisional MTTU Commander, who made this known on Tuesday, said the accidents occurred between the Abattoir area of the Tema motorway and Afienya.

DSP Amedzro gave the accident figures at the Ashaiman main lorry station, during a day’s educational programme on the prevention of accidents and the application of first aid for drivers.

He said 11 of the total accidents occurred between Monday, March 26 and Monday, April 2, this year.

He advised drivers to read and observe the rules and regulations in the Ghana Highway Code, to enable them to reduce the rate of accidents in the area.

Chief Superintendent Eklu, Ashaiman Divisional Commander, said the programme formed part of the national strategy to reduce accidents, minimize injury, and ensure the safety of all road users.

Chief Inspector Adu Asamoah, Station Officer at the Ashaiman MTTU Office, reminded drivers to check the conditions of their vehicles every morning before driving.

Source: GNA

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