At least one person was killed, and two others were injured in a road crash in Kapisa, Eastern Province of Afghanistan, according to a provincial statement on Saturday.
The statement said that the incident occurred on Friday, resulted in the death of one person and injured two others.
The statement added that the incident occurred in the Nijrab district of Kapisa province on Friday afternoon, killing one person on the spot and injuring two others.
The initial investigation determined that the deadly crash was primarily caused by over-speeding. The statement also mentioned that the injured individuals undergo treatment at a local hospital.
Recently, there has been a surge in the number of road accidents in the country due to several factors, including reckless driving.
On Thursday, two traffic accidents claimed the lives of five people and left nine others injured in Samangan province.
The traffic accident in the country can be attributed to several factors. Congested highways, reckless driving, aged vehicles, and a lack of attention to traffic rules and regulations all played a role. Additionally, the state of dilapidated roads and high speeds also contributed to the occurrence of these accidents.
A combination of these issues has created a concerning situation on the roads, highlighting the need for comprehensive measures to improve road safety and reduce the frequency of accidents.