The report says that governments around the world are aware of the problem but little is being done to tackle it.
Road traffic injury is the fifth leading cause of death among children aged five to 14 years old and for every death, there is a “life-changing disability”, the report said. It estimates that 2.2million children and young people are injured every year by road traffic accidents.
How road [collisions] and air pollution kills 350,000 children a year – Daily Telegraph
Anne Gulland, Global health security correspondent. A double whammy of road traffic accidents and air pollution is killing more than 350,000 children a year.