Hanoi (VNA) – There have been 3,159 visitors
accidents nationwide from December 15 – April 14, claiming the lives of 1,895 folks and
injuring 2,154 others, reported the Workplace
of the Nationwide Site visitors Security Committee.
In comparison with the identical
interval final yr, the variety of accidents, fatalities and the injured was
down 17.33%, 17.68% and 10.66%, respectively.
On the nation’s roads, 3,122 accident circumstances claimed 1,869 lives
and left 2,148 others injured, representing respective decreases of 17.41%, 16.82%
In the meantime, 28 railway accidents killed 18 folks
and injured six others. Yr-on-year, the variety of circumstances and fatalities rose
by 12% and 5.88%, respectively, whereas that of the injured decreased by 14.29%.
Six accidents occurred on waterways, down eight circumstances, and three on marine routes, up one case, taking eight lives in whole, down 30 deaths from the identical interval final yr.
In April alone, two
waterway accidents killed two individuals which remained unchanged yearly.
In aviation, one accident at A-level was recorded, involving a BELL 505 helicopter which crashed whereas carrying vacationers over the water close to Gia Luan commune, Cat Hai district, the
northern port metropolis of Hai Phong. It resulted within the demise of 1 pilot and 4
passengers. The investigation is now underway./.