163 traffic accidents recorded in, around Jakarta during Eid holidays

163 traffic accidents recorded in, around Jakarta during Eid holidays
Police closed the road to the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road on May 6, 2022, to anticipate a higher number of vehicles moving from Cikampek to Jakarta during the expected peak of Eid return flow on May 6 and 7. (ANTARA FOTO/Akbar Nugroho Gumay/wsj)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Jakarta Metropolitan Police reported 163 traffic accidents in and around the capital city during the Ketupat Jaya Operations, which aimed to secure the Eid al-Fitr exodus from April 28 to May 9, 2022.


"As many as 161 accidents occurred on arterial roads and two accidents on toll roads," Head of Law enforcement of the Traffic Directorate of the Jakarta Metropolitan Police Adjunct Senior Commissioner Jamal Alam said in a written statement released on Monday.

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Only one accident involved a homecoming traveler and the other 162 accidents did not, he informed.


The 163 traffic accidents claimed 5 lives and left 26 people seriously injured, he said adding, 166 people sustained light injuries.

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The accidents also caused more than Rp255 million in material losses to the owners of 186 motor vehicles involved in the accidents, he added.


Details of the traffic accidents occurring during the Ketupat Jaya Operations 2022 are as follows:

1. Jakarta Metropolitan Police, 15

2. Central Jakarta, 17

3. North Jakarta, 16

4. West Jakarta, 8

5. South Jakarta, 16

6. East Jakarta, 41

7. Tangerang city, 17

8. Depok city, 12

9. Bekasi district, 21.


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