Traffic accidents claim 55 lives over four-day holiday

VOV.VN - During the recent four-day break marking Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers’ Day (May 1), a total of 55 people were killed and 84 were injured in 104 road accidents nationwide, according to statistics given by the National Committee for Traffic Safety.

Compared to the same period from last year, the number of accidents and deaths had fallen by seven, a drop of 6.3%, and three, a decline of 5.17%, respectively. However, the number of injuries increased by 20, up 31.25%.

Of the figure, all of the accidents occurred on roads, with no incidents recorded on the railway or on the waterways.

Over four days, traffic police nationwide discovered a total of 24,061 violations, collected nearly VND26.35 billion, equal to US$1.15 million in fines, and revoked 2,684 driving licenses.

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