Police: 870 have died in road accidents in 2012 alone

Police: 870 have died in road accidents in 2012 alone

Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani has revealed that 874 have so far died in Zambian Road accidents from January 2012

Libongani also says the country has for recorded 13, 469 various road accidents from January to August 2, 2012.

The police boss has directed commanders to intensify police check points for vehicles countrywide to reduce road traffic accidents.

Libongani said the patrols should be done during the day and night.

According to Libongani, accidents are mainly caused by people driving under the influence of alcohol and drivers who over-speed.

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