JAMAICA: Road deaths continue to decline... No fatalities in 4 police divisions - EntornoInteligente

Jamaica Gleaner / No road deaths have been recorded in four police divisions almost three months into the year.

Seventy-two persons have died in 61 fatal crashes since the start of the year.

But according to the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport none of those deaths occurred in the Kingston Western, Kingston Central, St Andrew Central or the St Thomas police divisions.

Overall the number of persons killed on the nation’s roadways so far this year is down nine per cent when compared with the corresponding period last year while the number of fatal crashes is down 18 per cent.

According to the latest statistics released by the Road Safety Unit, the St Catherine North Police Division recorded 13 road deaths from eight fatal crashes since January 1, the highest for the 19 police divisions nationwide.

St Catherine South, St Andrew North and the St James police divisions were next, each recording seven road deaths so far this year.

St Andrew North had zero road deaths over the corresponding period last year.

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JAMAICA: Road deaths continue to decline… No fatalities in 4 police divisions

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