Number of Road Accidents Involving Injury Falls in Q3

Transport

The number of road accidents involving injury in Hungary reached 4,246 in the third quarter, falling 4.3% from the same period a year earlier, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.

KSH noted that road traffic fell 2.1% during the period.

The data show 5,961 people were injured in road accidents in Q3, including 1,498 who suffered serious injuries. The number of fatalities reached 163.

Just 188 accidents involving injury took place on Hungarian motorways. There were 13 fatalities in the accidents. The M1, between the capital and the border with Austria, had the highest rate of accidents per hundred kilometers of motorway: 32. The lowest rate - seven accidents per hundred kilometers - was on the M6, which connects Budapest with Pécs, in the southwest.

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