A total of 544 individuals were killed in various road accidents in the country for the first quarter of 2023.
They were killed in 3,340 road crashes recorded within the same period.
This was contained in road crash statistics gathered by the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service.
However, this report indicates a reduction in road accidents compared to the same period in 2022.
According to the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), the reduction is a promising outlook for the country as most road users are adhering to traffic regulations.
Meanwhile, the Greater Accra Region recorded the highest number of crashes, 1,243, among the 16 regions while the Oti Region recorded 15 cases being the least.