Twenty-Eight People Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco’s Urban Areas Last Week

Twenty-eight people were killed and 2,406 were injured, including 88 seriously, in 1,826 road accidents that occurred in urban areas on October 04-10, National Police (DGSN) said. These accidents were mainly ascribed to non-respect of priority, excessive speeding, non-control of vehicles and pedestrian and driver errors, the source pointed out in a statement on Tuesday. A total of 37,995 traffic tickets were issued by the police during the same week. The sum of fines paid by road traffic violators stood at around 6,683,225 dirhams, the same source said.