Number of traffic accident fatalities down by 11.8% in August 2017

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MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –

Headline: Number of traffic accident fatalities down by 11.8% in August 2017

WIESBADEN – According to provisional results, 305 people died in road traffic accidents in Germany in August 2017. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decrease of 41 people on August 2016. The number of persons injured also declined in August 2017, by 7.2% to roughly 36,000 compared with the same month a year earlier. From January to August 2017, the police recorded a total 1.7 million road traffic accidents, that is an increase of 2.1% on the same period a year earlier.

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