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In Penza region, number of people killed in road accidents increases by 4.4% in 2020

10:01 | 19.02.2021 | Incidents

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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.

In Penza region, number of people killed in road accidents increases by 4.4% in 2020

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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.

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