50 traffic accidents reported from Male’ last week

A police officer attends to traffic in Male' City. (File Photo/Sun)

50 traffic accidents, license of 5 seized by police in Male’

Police records show 50 traffic accidents took place in Male’ City last week.

The Police Traffic Management Department released its statistics for the one-week period from July 20 to July 26 this Sunday.

The records show 15 people sustained injuries in 50 traffic accidents during the period, and the police seized the driving license of five people in connection to the accidents.

The police also issued parking violation stickers to 256 vehicles, towed 43 vehicles and checked 220 vehicles during the period.

The police recorded 55 cases of over speeding, two cases of underage driving, and 13 violations of traffic signals.

109 people were penalized for unlicensed driving and 66 people were penalized for driving without their licenses during the period.