Traffic accidents resulting into deaths and injuries up in August

Traffic accidents throughout the country that resulted into deaths or injuries posted a 4.7 percent increase in August 2019 in comparison with the same month in 2018.

According to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), 975 traffic accidents occured in August 2019 resulting into the death of 83 persons (18.6 percent up in comparison with August 2018), 80 seriously injured (13 pct down) and 1,128 slightly injured (2.8 pct up).