The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced provisional data from the survey on “Road Traffic Accidents” for June 2022 and for the whole 1st semester of 2022 (January – June 2022).
As far as concerns the statistics for the whole 1st semester from January to June 2022 we observe that the traffic road accidents were increased by 21,5%, namely 5.383 road accidents against 4.430 in comparison with the 1st semester of 2021.
The casualties of the injury-causing accidents that occurred the period January – September 2022 were as follows: 282 deaths, 282 serious injuries and 5.952 slight injuries.
In contrast, the 1st semester of 2021 the corresponding figures were: 251 deaths, 247 serious injuries and 4.893 slight injuries. Therefore, road traffic accident casualties in 1st semester 2022 were increased by 12,4 % for deaths, by 14,2 % for serious injuries and by 21,6 % for slight injuries.
Source: Elstat (Hellenic Statistical Authority)