The Police Service indicates of the 19 road deaths so far this year 13 of them have involved pedestrians and is again urging the public and drivers to be responsible in the use of the nation’s roadways.
Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch s reporting a 25 percent increase in road traffic deaths involving pedestrians, so far in 2015, when compared to the same period last year.
It explains of the 19 road deaths, 13 of the victims were pedestrians representing 69 percent of the total road traffic fatalities.There were 32 road fatalities for the same two month period in 2014, seven of which involved pedestrians.
Public Information Officer of the TTPS, Superintendent, Joan Archie, speaking at the weekly news briefing this week again urged for caution on the roads.
Public Information Officer of the TTPS, Superintendent, Joan Archie