Over 200 people killed in accidents in Penza region in 2019
Penza, 29 January 2020. PenzaNews. 204 people died in traffic accidents in Penza region in 2019. This is evidenced by data from the regional department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs.
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According to the agency, this is 4% less than in 2018, when road accidents claimed the lives of 212 people.
The number of citizens who received injuries of various degrees of severity in road accidents decreased by 1.4% - from 2 560 to 2 523 people.
In total, from January to December 2019, 1 837 road accidents were registered in the region. In 2018, there were 4% more accidents – 1 913.
Last year, 205 accidents were caused by drivers in a state of intoxication, and 136 accidents – by pedestrians violating traffic rules.