2,592 Ukrainians died in road accidents in 10 months, - police

Source : 112 Ukraine

This figure decreased by almost 10% compared to the same period in 2020
15:55, 23 November 2021

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Over 150 thousand road accidents happened in Ukraine since the beggining of 2021. There were victims in over 20,000 of these - including deaths. This figure has improved compared to the previous year, the number of accidents decreased by more than six percent, according to the Facebook of the press service of the patrol police.

"Unfortunately, 2,592 people died. This figure has dropped by almost 9%, but the number is still glaring," First Deputy Chief of the Patrol Police Department Oleksiy Biloshytsky stated.

According to him, in 10 months of 2021, police units processed over 4 million 300 thousand calls. More than 4 million 500 thousand administrative materials were made, of which 113,000 concerned for drunk driving.

"I will note the positive consequences of the trial of administrative materials on driving while intoxicated. More than 60,000 of them have been considered, and in 22 cases such sanctions as free seizure of vehicles have already been applied. 48 times vehicles were confiscated for a fee, in 203 cases administrative arrest was applied," Oleksiy Biloshytsky added.

As it was reported, the number of administrative offenses on transport committed by minors in the Kharkiv region since the beginning of 2021 exceeded the number of such offenses for the whole of last year.

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