Road fatalities escalate in S/Phikwe

SELEBI-PHIKWE: A holiday prayer session held on Tuesday heard that there has been an escalation in road accidents fatalities in District No.10 from 10 cases that were recorded last year to 15 cases this year.

The prayer session was organised by the District Road Safety Committee in conjunction with the Ministers Fraternal. The prayer session was held under the theme,” It’s time to remember - Say No to road crime”.

 Prayers were for healing and speedy recovery of road traffic victims. They also prayed against the spirit of accidents and against substance abuse and fatigue. A moment of silence was also observed and candle lighting conducted  in remembrance of those who had fallen victim to road traffic accidents. Superintendent Semakaleng Matlhake of Botswana Police Services (BPS) said this year the number of people who lost their lives to road accidents increased from 10 last year to 15 this year.

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