Two traffic related fatalities despite decrease in road accidents

During the third quarter of 2012, two traffic related fatalities were reported, according to the National Statistic Office.

The number of traffic accident decreased by 5.3% over the corresponding period in 2011.

The number of traffic accidents reached 3,557.

A total of 430 traffic casualties were reported, of which 244 involved drivers.

In the latter group there were 198 injuries which were slight and 45 reported as grievous while 51 other persons (21 passengers and 30 pedestrians) suffered grievous injures and 134 (82 passengers and 52 pedestrians) were slight injured .

The traffic fatalities involved a driver and a pedestrian.

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