Summer 2016 in Bulgaria: Road death toll rises

A total of 376 people have died in road accidents in Bulgaria so far in 2016, 67 of them in the month of July alone, according to official statistics from the country’s Interior Ministry.

By August 2, there had been 4098 road accidents in Bulgaria, leaving about 5000 people injured.

In July, there were 695 accidents, with 897 people injured, according to an Interior Ministry regular update.

In 2015, there were 7296 road accidents in Bulgaria. The traffic accident death toll for the year was 680, with 8946 people injured.




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