KUALA LUMPUR: Ops Sikap XVII that began on Wednesday saw 15 deaths due to 14 fatal accidents nationwide.
Bukit Aman public relations officer Superintendent Rasdi Ramli said as usual motorcyclists represented the highest number of deaths with nine fatalities, followed by car drivers (four) and pedestrians (two).
"On the first day of Ops Sikap XVII there were 1,051 accidents," he said in a statement yesterday.
Rasdi said federal and state roads recorded the highest deaths at six each, followed by highways (two) and town roads (one).
The number of summonses issued stood at 9,802.
Ops Sikap XVII that will run until Oct 8 is intended to prevent road accidents during the Hari Raya holiday period.
Meanwhile, Kelantan police said they had identified 20 roads in 10 districts in the state that are accident-prone.
The list was based on road accident statistics, Kelantan police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said.
He said road users should abide by traffic rules and drive carefully.
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