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Road fatalities reach 100

The number of road fatalities in Jamaica since the start of the year has reached the 100 mark.
 
The Road Safety Unit said this is up from 72 during the similar period last year.
 
There was also a 48 per cent increase in the number of fatal crashes.
 
Ninety crashes resulted in deaths versus 61 in 2018.
 
Pedestrians and passengers accounted for 21 per cent of road users killed. 
 
Private motor vehicle passengers accounted for 17 per cent, motorcyclists 30 per cent and private motor vehicle drivers 19 per cent.


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