Traffic death toll hits 3,635 in seven months

Vietnam saw 7,137 traffic accidents taking place between December 15, 2020 and July 14, 2021, claiming 3,635 lives and injuring 4,984 people.

These figures represented annual decreases of 10.74%, 4.12% and 14.8%, respectively.

In the reviewed period, 4,493 road accidents killed 3,572 people and left 2,349 injured. The total cases increased 0.25 annually, but the number of deaths and injuries was down by 3.64% and 0.13% year on year.

Meanwhile, 44 railway accidents left 38 dead and 12 injured, while twenty-six accidents on waterways claimed 17 lives and injured one.

In the first two weeks of July alone, the number of traffic accidents was 792, claiming 435 lives and injuring 509 people.

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