The number of traffic accidents in Armenia in 9 months surges by almost 18 percent

Wed 06 Nov 2019 18:12 GMT | 22:12 Local Time

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The number of traffic accidents in Armenia in the first nine months of 2019 surged by almost 18 percent year-on-year to 3,442, ARKA reports citing National Statistical Committee (NSC).

It said 252 people died in road accidents during that time span, which was  2.9% higher than the number of deaths in the same time span of 2018. In September alone, 33 people died in road accidents, which was  10% higher than in August.

Some  4,961 people were injured in road accidents in 9 months, a 16.0% rise when compared to the same period last year. In September alone, 708 people were injured in rod accidents, which was 10.3% more than in August. 

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