ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The nationwide statistics released by the General Directorate of Traffic Coordination at the Ministry of Interior have revealed that four people have died and 39 people were injured as a result of traffic accidents during the Eid Al Fitr holiday. The injuries included in the statistics ranged between mild to severe.
On a national level, the detailed statistics showed that a total of 23 accidents occurred during the time period of 16 to 19 July, 2015.
Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, director general of Traffic Coordination at the Ministry of Interior, said that the failure to abide by the rules and regulations of traffic led to the occurrence of accidents that subsequently marred the joyful occasion of Eid. “In a bid to reduce such incidents, the Traffic and Patrols departments nationwide are keen to redouble their efforts and to increase the control and surveillance operations o
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