Easter Week death toll: 24 confirmed deaths

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Of the deaths over the Easter Week 2024 Operation, 24 were due to traffic accidents, of which 19 were caused by motorcycle drivers. Juan Manuel Méndez, director of the Center for Emergency Operations (COE), explained in a press conference on 1 April 2024, that 24 deaths were due to traffic accidents. 19 of these traffic accidents involved motorcycles or 80%, in keeping with the national average of motorcyclists causing traffic accidents.

The death toll of 2024 is less than the toll in the 2023 operation. In 2023 there were 30 deaths, 26 deaths in accidents and 18 caused by motorcycles.

The death toll for Easter is expected to reach 27. Three men are reported missing and expected to have drowned at the Marapica Beach in Puerto Plata. The coastal area is known to be dangerous, but imprudent swimmers took the dare during the Easter vacations. One of the missing is a...

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melphis

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It seems to be going down. A few years ago it would have been 40 to 45. With more traffic and worse roads I think Senior Mendez might be fudging some numbers to make it sound better.
 

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It seems to be going down. A few years ago it would have been 40 to 45. With more traffic and worse roads I think Senior Mendez might be fudging some numbers to make it sound better.
Without a single shred of evidence. Bla, bla, bla...
 

melphis

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Without a single shred of evidence. Bla, bla, bla...
If you want evidence there is a thing called Google, so Google it. I am not your research assistant.
If that is to stressful for you try the search key on DR1 and type in Samana Santa death pool.