Traffic accidents causing fatalities or injuries down in August 2016

Traffic accidents causing deaths and injuries dropped by 12.3 percent in August 2016 relative to the same month in 2015, the Greek Statistical authority ELSTAT reported on Wednesday.

The total number of such accidents in the month was 926 and resulted in 81 deaths (21.4 pct down relative to 2015), 85 serious injuries (39.3 percent down relative to August 2015) and 1,112 lighter injuries (9.1 percent down).