Road traffic deaths increase in July and August: 234, seven more than in 2022

in total 234 people died traffic accidents Seven more deaths on Spanish roads in July and August than last summerThis increase was also reflected in the number of traffic accidents and hospitalizations.

Acting Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska presented this Monday the provisional balance of fatal accidents that occurred this summer. Maximum number of displacements in historical seriesWith 93.6 million long-distance journeys (more than 50 kilometers).

This is a Slight increase in the number of sensitive users who diedWith 98 deaths, five more than in 2022, which means 42% of all deaths this summer were pedestrians, cyclists or motorcyclists. Compared to last summer, there was an increase in the number of women who died. There are 58 more cases this year, 15 more than the previous year, representing 25% of the total deaths.

It’s a bad truth this summer. A single death on the road is an unaffordable price,” said Grande-Marlaska.

Source: Informacion

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