In Penza region, number of people killed in road accidents increases by 4.4% in 2020
Penza, 19 February 2021. PenzaNews. 213 people died in traffic accidents in Penza region in 2020, which is 4.4% more compared to 2019, when accidents claimed 204 lives. This follows from statistical data on the state of road safety published on the website of the State Traffic Inspectorate.
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According to the data presented, the number of traffic accidents in the region fell by 11.4%, from 1 839 in 2019 to 1 629 in 2020.
The number of citizens who received injuries of varying severity as a result of road accidents in Penza region in 2020 amounted to 2 179. A year earlier, there were 13.7% more accident victims – 2 525.
As PenzaNews reported earlier, according to preliminary data, in 2020, 22 657 people died in Penza region for various reasons. This is an increase of 4 272, or 23.2%, compared to 2019.