News in brief : SOCIETY
- Category: SOCIETY
- Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 18:17
ALGIERS- Thirty-three people lost their lives and 403 others were injured in 228 road accidents across the country from 15 to 21 March 2016, said the National Gendarmerie.
The province of Algiers tops the list with 15 accidents, followed by Blida and Msila with 14 accidents in each.
The human factor remains the main cause of these road accidents with 85%, followed by pedestrians' recklessness, mechanical failure and bad road conditions, added the source.