Press releases - Number of traffic accident fatalities up 2% in September 2016 - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)
Press release 411 / 2016-11-21: Number of traffic accident fatalities up 2% in September 2016
WIESBADEN - A total of 322 people died in road traffic accidents in September 2016. Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 6 persons, or 2%, compared with the same month a year earlier. The number of people injured rose by just under 10% to roughly 39,000.
In the period from January to September 2016, a total of 2,428 people lost their lives in road traffic accidents. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the number of fatalities declined by 165 or 6.4%.
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