464 killed in road crashes in December

Sun Online Desk

3rd January, 2021 02:56:29 printer

464 killed in road crashes in December

At least 464 people were killed and 513 injured in 402 road accidents across the country in December, 2020, according to Road Safety Foundation on Sunday.

Road Safety Foundation came up with the statistics in a press statement after monitoring seven national dailies, five online news portals and electronic media.

A total of 147 people died in 138 motorcycle accidents, which accounted for 34.32 percent of the total deaths, the press release said.

Some 128 pedestrians were killed while 44 drivers and their assistants were killed during this period.

Meanwhile, at least 17 people were killed in five waterways accidents, while 19 were killed and four injured in 12 train accidents.