iciHaiti – Road report : Significant increase in the number of accidents
The Haitian organization Technical and Operational Services to Stop Accidents (STOP-Accidents), informs us that for the week of May 17 to 23, 2021, 32 accidents on the national territory (+52% compared to the previous week) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-33696-icihaiti-road-report-38-accidents-at-least-132-victims.html made at least 99 victims (+ 19.2%): 8 deaths (+14 %) including a 13-year-old child and 91 injured (+ 19.7%) including several seriously…
Delmas 32, Christ-Roi, Pèlerin 6, Arcahaie, Catiche (RN7), Cabaret, Port-Salut, Delmas 75, Carrefour la mort, Jacmel, Titanyen, Gressier… are the main communes and zones where these accidents have been recorded.
Remember that this weekly report was carried out in partnership with the National Ambulance Center (CAN) and the Haitian Red Cross.
However, due to lack of financial resources STOP-Accident is unable to monitor the state of health of the injured, some of whom die as a result of their injuries and are not counted.
STOP-Accidents, reiterates its call for caution on our roads and urges the Government to strengthen prevention measures and to set up a systematic vehicle inspection service. In addition, the Organization invites road users to maintain responsible behavior to reduce the risk of accidents.