The number of road accidents in Phnom Penh rose 4 percent in December 2008, compared with the same period in 2007, the Cambodia Road Traffic Accident and Victim Information System (RTAVIS) said in its most recent report. The data, which is collected from participating hospitals, health centres, private clinics and traffic police departments, found that 570 accidents, resulting in 13 deaths, were reported. Countywide, 129 people died in a total of 1,872 accidents, while 546 others were severely injured.
In Brief: Road accidents up in December '08
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