28 fatalities from traffic accidents so far in 2021
A total of 28 people have lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents so far in 2021.
12 correspond to deaths due to run over, many of which occurred near pedestrian crossings, said Lieutenant Ameth Vega, of the National Directorate of Traffic Operations of the National Police.
"We can mention that of these 12 accidents, 10 have been at night and many of them are due to the fact that the pedestrian does not cross the road correctly; remember that as we are pedestrians we are vulnerable users and the interaction of our body with any vehicle it will cause injuries or even death,” Vega explained.
On the other hand, he announced that many vehicles have been detected with inadequate or defective lights, against which he calls on drivers to verify the lighting system of the cars.