Death toll doubles on Tallinn roads

  • 1998-08-20
  • By Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Road watchers have called for action to improve safety on the roads after it was revealed a staggering 110 people died in accidents during the first six months of this year. Drunk driving and speeding are listed as the main reasons for the high number of deaths. Figures released by the Statistics Department found that 110 people died and 996 were injured in a total of 700 accidents during the period January to June 1998. This compares to 105 deaths and 768 injuries in 614 accidents the previous year. The number of people killed on roads in the capital was found to have doubled fro...
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