The Malta Independent 26 February 2024, Monday
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529 traffic accidents involving public buses and other vehicles occurred between January and June

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 17:17 Last update: about 4 months ago

There were 529 traffic accidents which involved a public bus and another vehicle between January and June of this year, Transport Minister Aaron Farrugia said.

In reply to a parliamentary question made by PN MP Graziella Attard Previ asking how many accidents involved a bus between January and June of 2023, Farrugia said that the operator of public transport has reported that 529 traffic accidents occurred between a public bus and another vehicle.


Farrugia remarked that the majority of these were minor accidents, such as "bumper to bumper."

He said that there were 224 incidents where a bus hit an object, and three incidents which involved people. Farrugia said that there were also 106 incidents which were not classified (miscellaneous).

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