Roads kill: The toll of traffic accidents is rising in poor countries

By World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post, January 13, 2014

It has a global death toll of 1.24 million per year and is on course to triple to 3.6 million per year by 2030.

In the developing world, it will become the fifth leading cause of death, leapfrogging past HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other familiar killers, according to the most recent Global Burden of Disease study.

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