|A scene of a traffic accident. The number of traffic accidents decreases in the first four months this year. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam registered over 1,300 traffic accidents from March 16 to April 15, resulting in 639 fatalities and 1,009 injured people, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.
This marked a drop of 210 cases, 42 fatalities and 275 injured compared with the same period last year.
During the first four months of this year, the country saw more than 6,000 traffic accidents, with over 2,700 fatalities and over 4,600 injured, a drop of 349 cases, seven fatalities and 483 injured compared with the same period last year.
The committee has announced hotline numbers to gather information related to traffic accidents and traffic jams during the coming holidays for Liberation Day on April 30 and Labour Day on May 1. The committee will also use the hotlines to provide instructions to the concerned organisations to ensure timely resolutions to problems.
Waterway transport: 0243.5481888, 09126.96.36.199
Traffic safety and traffic accidents: 0868.911.911, 0977.497.897, 0989.088.719, 0941.329.634, 0936.198.387
Airway transport: 0902.999.655
Traffic police: 069.234.2608, 0902.999.655 — VNS