Seven People Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco’s Urban Areas Last Week

Seven people were killed and 1,918 were injured, including 74 seriously, in 1,353 road accidents that occurred in urban areas on August 9-15, 2021, the national police (DGSN) said. These accidents were mainly ascribed to non-control of vehicles, non-respect of priority, excessive speeding and pedestrian and driver errors, the source pointed out in a statement on Wednesday. A total of 34,369 traffic tickets were issued by the police during the same week. The sum of fines paid by road traffic violators stood at around 6,211,125 dirhams, the same source said.