In Penza region 165 people die in road accidents for ten months
Penza, 17 November 2019. PenzaNews. 165 people died in traffic accidents in Penza region from January to October 2019, which is 4% less than in the same period last year, when 172 citizens had become victims of accidents. This is evidenced by data posted on the website of the State Traffic Police.
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At the same time, the number of the injured increased by almost 3% - from 2,054 to 2,111 people.
According to the State Traffic Police, Penza region has seen an increase in the number of accidents by 0.8%. According to the results of ten months of 2018 there were 1,530 accidents, whereas for the same period of the current year – 1,542 ones.
In October 2019, 209 accidents occurred in the region, resulting in 21 deaths and 277 injuries of varying severity.
At the same time, in October 2018, 217 traffic accidents were recorded, in which 30 people died and 270 were injured.