Nairobi, May 24 -- Figures from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) have revealed that the number of reported deaths from accidents in the first five months of 2023 fell by 34 compared to the same period last year.

The data shows that a total of 1,679 deaths were recorded this year, compared to 1,756 last year.

A total of 571 pedestrians have died so far, followed by 449 motorcyclists compared to 323 car occupants.

In the same period, 149 drivers lost their lives, compared to 151 car occupants and 36 cyclists.

However, the number of seriously injured victims this year stands at 3,729, compared to 3,620 for the same period last year.

The number of victims who were slightly injured this year is 2,690 compared to 2,472 in...