Less accidents in Estrie
The SAAQ has released its road accident statistics for the year 2011. Twenty-three people lost their lives on the roads of the region, down five from 2010. There were 94 people badly wounded on the roads, down 42 from 2010. The number of people who were slightly injured went down from 1,679 in 2010 to 1,596 in 2011. In all of Quebec the totals for 2011 were 479 deaths, 2,036 seriously wounded, and 39,388 people slightly wounded.