Friday, September 30, 2011
BATTAMBANG TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN PCHUM BEN DOWN ON LAST YEAR
Although official statistics have not yet available, this year’s traffic accidents and fatalities appear “less serious and smaller in number than last year’s”, said Him Yan, Director of the Public Order Department at Ministry of Interior.
In Battambang Province, traffic police reported 10 accidents resulting in 2 deaths and 34 injuries during the 15 days between September 13 and 27. That was a decrease, on the 12 accidents and 9 deaths experienced during the same period last year.
Last year, during Pchum Ben nationwide there were 99 traffic accidents, which left 25 dead and 239 injured.