Traffic accidents kill 38 during three-day New Year holiday

Sixty four traffic accidents took place nationwide during the three-day solar New Year holiday (January 1-3), causing 38 deaths, according to the Ministry of Public Security’s Traffic Police Department.

Of the total,  63 accidents happened on the country's roads, claiming 37 lives and injuring 35 others, down three cases and two deaths compared to the same period last year.

Meanwhile, one person died in one railway accident.

During the three-day holiday, traffic police officers across the country handled a total of 19,285 traffic law violations and gave fines worth VND22.65 billion (US$991,000).

Related

Traffic accidents claim nearly 5,800 lives in 2021
Traffic accidents claim nearly 5,800 lives in 2021

As many as 11,495 traffic accidents nationwide killed 5,799 people and injured 8,018 others in one year between December 15, 2020 and December 14, 2021, according to the Office of the National Traffic Safety Committee.

Traffic accidents claim nearly 5,800 lives in 2021

Traffic accidents claim nearly 5,800 lives in 2021

As many as 11,495 traffic accidents nationwide killed 5,799 people and injured 8,018 others in one year between December 15, 2020 and December 14, 2021, according to the Office of the National Traffic Safety Committee.

Most disastrous traffic accidents in Vietnam in 2021
Most disastrous traffic accidents in Vietnam in 2021

VOV.VN - A total of 8,959 traffic accidents occurred across Vietnam this year as of October 14, killing 4,552 people and injuring 6,218 others. Let’s take a look at the most serious traffic accidents that happened this year.

Most disastrous traffic accidents in Vietnam in 2021

Most disastrous traffic accidents in Vietnam in 2021

VOV.VN - A total of 8,959 traffic accidents occurred across Vietnam this year as of October 14, killing 4,552 people and injuring 6,218 others. Let’s take a look at the most serious traffic accidents that happened this year.