TRANSPORTATION STILL NO.1 CAUSE OF DEATHS IN GHANA – BUREAU OF PUBLIC SAFETY DECLARES

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has identified transportation-related incidents as a leading cause of casualties in the country.

According to BPS, 41% of deaths recorded in the country, among ten indicators, from January to June 2019 was through transportation.

“Transportation remains the leading cause of death among the ten indicators of public safety and crime monitored. It accounts for over 41% of the deaths reported from January to June 2019,” BPS stated in its report.

The report broadly categorized public safety events under crime, violent crime, fire and industrial/workplace-related incidents, transportation-related incidents, civil disturbances, police officer casualties, police brutalities, police arrests, natural disasters, and general Incidents.

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