Road accidents jump in January


Road accidents increased by 16.6 percent year-on-year in January, according to figures released by the Traffic Police recently.

A total of 788 accidents were recorded in January of this year compared to 676 during the same last year, according to the data, which showed that road fatalities rose to 49 compared to 44 in the same period of 2019, an increase of 11.4 percent.