Road ac­ci­dents.

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There were in­creases in the num­ber of deaths and se­ri­ous in­juries on Greek roads dur­ing the first half of this year com­pared to the same pe­riod in 2014. Ac­cord­ing to data pub­lished by the traf­fic po­lice yesterday, 357 peo­ple died in road ac­ci­dents dur­ing the first six months of 2015, which is 2.6 per­cent higher than last year. Also, 493 peo­ple suf­fered se­ri­ous in­juries in crashes, which is a rise of 7 per­cent on the sta­tis­tics for 2014. These in­creases come de­spite an over­all drop of some 7 per­cent in the num­ber of crashes. There were 5,284 road ac­ci­dents be­tween Jan­uary and the end of June.

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