Drop in traffic accidents but rise in fatalities in January 2019

The rate of traffic accidents in Greece dropped in January 2019 by 13.1 pct in comparison with January 2018, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority on Friday.

According to ELSTAT, there was total of 676 accidents resulting in 45 deaths (18.4 pct rise), 42 seriously injured (8.7 pct drop) and 735 lightly injured (a drop of 18.1 pct).