1278 traffic accidents occur in Azerbaijan during the first half of the year, 436 killed and 1361 injured

1278 traffic accidents occur in Azerbaijan during the first half of the year, 436 killed and 1361 injured
# 10 July 2012 13:28 (UTC +04:00)
The Main State Traffic Police Office told APA that 1278 traffic accidents were recorded in Azerbaijan from January till June. 436 people were killed and 1361 were injured as a result of traffic accidents. The number of killed people increased by 3 facts, but the number of injured decreased by 104 facts in comparison with last year.

148 people were killed and 584 injured in 533 traffic accidents in Baku. 343 traffic accidents occurred because of overspeed, 318 because of the violation of overtaking rules and 117 because of violation of crossing rules.

21 children were killed and 97 were injured in traffic accidents occurred on republic’s road.
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