Abuja, Nigeria – In a latest development from the Federal Road Safety Corps, there is a decline in the total number of road traffic crashes, total number of injuries and fatalities as well, when compared with the same period in 2022.
This was declared by Bisi Kazeem, the Assistant Corps Marshal, Corps Public Education Officer, in a statement.
The FRSC road traffic crash dashboard, within the period under consideration, the Corps recorded a total of 5,700 road traffic crashes as against 6,627 in the same period in the year 2022, representing 14% decrease.
In the same vein, from January to June 2023, the Corps also achieved 14% reduction in number of people rescued with injuries, having rescued a total of 16,716 in 2023 against 19,440 injured victims in the first half of the year 2022.
Analysing the number of people killed, the corps also recorded significant reduction within the operational period. According to the crash data report, in the first six months of the year 2023, the Corps recorded a total of 2,850 fatalities as against 3,375 in the same period in 2022, representing 15.5% reduction.