The 3 764 road accidents took place in January-August of 2019 as a result of which 314 persons died and 5 212 – were injured – Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reported the statistics.
A total of 1820 road accidents occurred in the same period in Tbilisi in which 64 people died and 2182 – were injured.
The main reasons for road accidents were a violation of traffic movement rules, exceeding of the speed limit and driving under the influence of alcohol.
The 3904 road accident took place in 2017, 333 people died and 5546 – were injured in January-August of 2017.
The 4196 road accidents occurred in the same period of 2018 in which 307 people died and 5989 people were injured.