Road Accidents Involving Injury Fall 13% in Q2

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The number of road accidents involving injury in Hungary fell 13% year-on-year to 3,616 in the second quarter, according to data compiled by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

The number of road accident fatalities declined 24% to 99.

KSH noted that the number was the lowest for the second quarter in a decade, with the exception of Q2 2020, during the pandemic lockdown.

Drivers themselves were responsible for 94% of accidents. The leading causes of those accidents were speeding, failing to yield the right of way, and illegal maneuvers. Drink-driving was a factor in about 8% of accidents.

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