Two Men Die in Jawzjan Traffic Accident as Province Witnesses Second Crash in 24 Hours
Jawzjan province experienced its second traffic accident in the last 24 hours, leading to the death of two men, with another person suffering injuries. The incident took place in the Pol No area in the district of Aqcha. The crash involved a Paso type car and a Sarache type car, which collided, according to Noor Mohammad Fateh, the General Highway Commander of Jowzjan. The driver of the Sarache vehicle and a passenger in the Paso car died. The cause of the accident was not mentioned, but drivers’ carelessness and speed often lead to such accidents.
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High Number of Traffic Accidents in Jawzjan Province
Jawzjan province has become notorious for recording the highest number of traffic accidents in Afghanistan. Road accidents are primarily caused by reckless and inexperienced drivers, poorly maintained and damaged roads, and overloaded vehicles. The roads in the province need frequent repair and reconstruction to ensure the safety of drivers and citizens. In the last 24 hours, two fatal accidents have occurred, an alarming trend for the region.
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Authorities Must Address the Issue
Several organizations in Jawzjan province have called on the authorities to take immediate steps to address the high number of traffic accidents in the province. Additionally, they are urging officials and the public to work together to raise awareness about road safety and properly enforce traffic laws. As the situation in the province remains critical, it is essential that traffic control units be established in crowded and high-risk areas to enhance safety and avoid fatalities caused by accidents.
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