Saturday, July 16, 2011

Be very careful when travelling around the Island as 758 have die in Bali Traffic Accidents in just 3 months

Bali’s roads have become the scene of unprecedented carnage, with 758 people dying in traffic accidents in just three months, 200 more fatalities than all of last year.

An average of more than eight people a day died on the resort island’s roads in March, April and May.

May was the deadliest month, with 286 deaths and 360 injuries, followed by March with 248 dead and 302 injured. The death toll in April was 224, with another 281 injured.

541 people died in traffic accidents in all of 2010.

In 2006 1.58 million vehicles were registered on the island. That number has risen to 2.35 million so far this year. Jakarta Globe

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