Taliban security officials in the Ghor province of central Afghanistan said that a motorcycle veered off the road, resulting in a collision that left one person dead and two others wounded.

The incident occurred on Monday, the 8th of August, in the Passaband district of Ghor province, according to Abdul Rahman Badri, the spokesperson for the Taliban police office in Ghor.

The Taliban official stated that the victim, who lost his life, is identified as Khairullah, a resident of the Passaband district’s Armangan village.

The biker was killed after being tossed into the air, according to sources from of the area.

According to sources, the injured are transported to the Passaband District Hospital, which is the closest hospital, for treatment. There, the patients’ conditions are reported to be stable.

Driver recklessness has recently been identified as a significant contributing factor in an increasing number of fatal occurrences in Afghanistan.

Other key factors contributing to Afghanistan’s daily traffic fatalities include speeding, poor roads, disobedient drivers, and a lack of traffic signals.

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  • Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).