The major means of transportation in Ejemekwuru and several other towns around is the motorcycle. A lot of times, these bikes are overloaded with goods or passengers. The bike riders also in the quest to meet up with their daily returns often over speed, leading to accidents. Very often these accidents lead to severe injuries and even deaths. Delays in providing first aid or moving the accident victims to the hospital usually account for a lot of the mortalities.
Marycare health center is doing a lot of work in providing treatment to victims with minor injuries and first aid for victims with major injuries free of charge in order to reduce mortality on our roads. Our health talks also educate the people on safety measures on the road.