Traffic accidents soar past 10,000 [Archives:2002/42/Local News]

October 14 2002

SANA’A- There were 10,340 traffic accidents, including 61dead in the third quarter of 2002 in Yemen’s capital.
The accidents left 716 injured, 355 seriously. Sana’a has the largest number in traffic accidents because of its tremendous number of vehicles on the streets.
The traffic administration also recorded 66,424 traffic violations and reserved more than 5,000 vehicles for violating the traffic rules as well as not having proper plates.