20 children have been the victims of traffic accidents occurred in Azerbaijan this year.
Chief of the public affairs department of the State Traffic Police Office Kamran Aliyev told APA that 529 road accidents occurred in the first three months of 2015. Consequently, 223 people died, 555 were injured.
Compared to the previous year, the number of traffic accidents increased by 6 and the number of injured by 56 facts, while the death toll decreased by 9 facts.
171 traffic accidents occurred in the country due to vehicle collision. Consequently, 84 people died, 243 were injured.
During the reporting period, 45 vehicle rollover accidents occurred in the country, which killed 22 people and injured 35.
224 traffic accidents occurred resulting in pedestrian crashes. 81 people died, 170 were injured.
During the reporting period, 29 bus accidents occurred. As a result, 12 people died, 34 were injured.
25 truck accidents occurred in the country this year. Consequently, 15 died, 17 were injured.
151 traffic accidents occurred due to overspeed. 69 people died, 137 were injured.
192 traffic accidents occurred due to overdriving and violation of crossing of intersections. Consequently, 73 died, 234 were injured.
20 children died, 16 were injured in traffic accidents occurred in the country this year.