National Police have announced that 400 people have died in traffic accidents
nationwide during this year’s Idul Fitri holiday from July 22 to 30.
Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Agus Rianto said on Thursday that the number had decreased compared
to last year, according to tribunnews.com.
number of people killed in these accidents has decreased by 15 percent from the
same period last year," he said.
year, Agus said, 471 people had died in traffic accidents during the nine days
people traveled home last year.
this year there were 638 people who experienced major injuries and 2332 people
who sustained minor injuries in accidents. In total, there were 1817 accidents
number of accidents decreased by 14 percent compared to last year. There were
2095 accidents in 2013 and 1871 accidents in 2014," he said. (fss)