Easter Holidays accidents claim 9 lives

By ZBC Reporter

THE 2021 Easter Holidays have witnessed increased traffic on the roads compared to last year, thereby contributing to a rise in road traffic accidents.

To date, nine people have perished during the first two days of the Easter Holidays due to road traffic accidents.

This is almost a 50 percent increase compared to the corresponding period last year, with Zimbabwe Republic Police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi attributing the surge to an increase in travel in the post Covid-19 lockdown era.

Assistant Commissioner Nyathi also revealed a grim picture on those injured.

Motorists have since been reminded that road traffic safety is a shared responsibility, hence they should take caution as they travel to reduce further carnage.

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