Que : Why are you late ?
Ans a) : I was stuck in traffic.
Ans b) : I stuck in traffic.
Which sentence should I use ? Simple past tense or Passive voice?
I want to refer past event and both sentences are referring to past event.
a) I am late because I was stuck in the traffic.
b) I am late because I Stuck in the traffic.
a) Two persons were killed in accident.
b) Two persons killed in accident.
Is there any rule to omit or include was / were the English?