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Traffic Accidents Drop by Five Cases on Second Day of Khmer New Year

Number of road accidents decreased by 5 cases on April 15, the second day of Khmer Traditional New Year, compared to the same period in 2022, said a report of the General Commissariat of National Police released on Saturday.There were in total 20 road…

Number of road accidents decreased by 5 cases on April 15, the second day of Khmer Traditional New Year, compared to the same period in 2022, said a report of the General Commissariat of National Police released on Saturday.

There were in total 20 road accident cases, killing 7 people and injuring 48 others, the same source added.

On the first day of Khmer New Year holiday, six road accidents were recorded across the country, a year-on-year decline of 3 cases, resulting in two deaths and 12 injuries.

Excessive speeding, disrespect of the priority rights, drink driving, not wearing helmet, overtaking and turning in dangerous situation are among the major causes of road accidents in Cambodia.

Competent authorities once again urged for the public's attention to the respect of traffic laws.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse