iciHaiti – Road safety: 28 accidents, 11 deaths including 6 in motorcycles
Garnel Michel Coordinator of the Haitian organization Technical and Operational Services to Stop Accidents (STOP-Accidents), informs us that for the week of July 6 to 12, 2020, 28 road accidents on the national territory (-38 %%) compared to the previous week https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-31216-icihaiti-road-safety-39-accidents-81-victims.html, made at least 67 victims (-14 %%): 11 dead (+ 37%) including on a motorcycle and 56 injured (-30.36%) including several seriously.
Parisian fonds, Pèlerin 5, Gressier, Plaine du nord, Lathan, Morne Aquin, Pèlerin 7, Morne calvaire, Williamson, Grand-goâve , Jacmel, Pont colette (Fort-Liberté), among others, are the main comunes and areas where these accidents have been recorded.
Remember that this weekly assessment was c arried out in partnership with the National Ambulance Center (CAN) and the Haitian Red Cross. However, due to a lack of STOP-Accident means, it is unable to monitor the state of health of the injured, some of whom die from their injuries and are not counted.
STOP-Accidents, reiterates its call for caution on our roads and urges the Government to reinforce preventive measures in the face of the rise in the cases of Covid-19, particularly in terms of public transport and containment and to set up a systematic vehicle inspection service.
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