According to statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), while July saw 215 accidents this year, June witnessed 222 and May as many as 217 cases.
The rate of accidents in the rest of the governorates reached 21.8 per cent.
There was an overall reduction in the number of deaths among both Omanis and expatriates by 31.1 per cent in July this year compared to July 2017.
As many as 42 people (33 Omanis and nine expatriates) were killed due to road traffic accidents in July this year as compared to May (45) and June (65).
Those injured in accidents comprised 266 people (200 Omanis and 66 expatriates) in July this year. Of the total number of accidents, 52 per cent took place at night, and 48 per cent during the day.