Four people lost their lives in traffic accidents in April, compared to six people in the same month last year. This year, a total of 18 people have died in traffic.
In comparison, 30 people lost their lives in traffic in the first four months last year, figures from Trygg Trafikk show.
“Although the figures so far in 2021 show lower accident rates than the year before, this is often due to natural fluctuations.
“It is far too early to say whether this is a lasting development, and we must continue to encourage everyone to act considerately and attentively in traffic,” senior adviser Bård Morten Johansen in Trygg Trafikk noted.
Two of those who died in April were between 25 and 44 years old. This age group is also the most represented among the total of 18 people who have lost their lives in traffic so far this year.
In April, the first motorcycle accident with a fatal outcome was also registered. Last year’s first motorcycle death also occurred in April, and a total of 20 motorcyclists died on Norwegians roads last year.
So far, no one has died in traffic accidents in Oslo, Agder, and Nordland in 2021.
Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews
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