Some 206 Ghanaian men have died from road accidents in January alone in the year 2021. 38 women have died from same, making a total of 244.
According to data compiled by the Road Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, the number, comprising 26 males who are below 18 years and 180 males who are above 18 years.
9 females who are under 18 years and 29 above 18 years were also killed.
Also, some 1,393 commuters were injured, an increase from 862 in January 2020.
The number of commuters killed in road traffic crashes in January 2021 has jumped by 21.39% compared to January 2020.
The fatalities increased from 201 in January 2020 to 244 in January 2021.
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