277 dead Accra roads are the most dangerous in Ghana

Ghana's most deadly regions ...; Accra accounts for a third of Ghana's crashes.

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Over a third of all reported road crashes and casualties in Ghana this year happened in Accra, National Road Safety Commission statistics show.

The provisional statistics, released to Pulse.com.gh show up until November 2015, there were a total of 9904 recorded road crashes in Ghana, of those 1250 were fatal, killing a total of 1489 people, while nationality 8460 people were injured.

On Accra's roads, 277 people died and 2000 were injured.

The Brong-Ahafo Region accounted for the second highest number of fatalities with a total of 214. The Eastern region was just behind, accounting for the third highest fatalities at 213.

Tema had the fewest fatalities, at 47 deaths.

Highly populated Accra had 797 pedestrians knocked down, hundreds more than any other region in the country, the Eastern Region had the second highest number of pedestrians knocked down at 256 people.

The vast majority of those killed on Ghana's roads in 2015 were men aged over 18 – accounting for 66 per cent of all deaths, while women aged over 18 accounted for 15 percent of all deaths.

In those reported crashes or accidents through Ghana, a total of 15475 vehicles were involved.

The National Road Safety Commission statistics also show a reduction in numbers of reported cases and fatalities compared to November 2014. There was a drop of 13.08 percent in fatalities, with 1713 people killed on the roads in 2014.

The total number of reported crashes and casualties saw a drop of 17.47 per cent, comparing the 2014 numbers to 2015.

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