Published On: Mon, May 11th, 2015

Number of traffic accidents increases

AccidentWILLEMSTAD - Earlier figures from the Association for Traffic Safety Curaçao indicate that the number of traffic accidents in 2014 increased compared to a year earlier, which is also reflected in the figures of the association of insurers.

In 2013, there were more than 11,300 traffic accidents, according to the insurers and in 2014 there were about a thousand more, at more than 12,300. This year the number of traffic accidents seems to increase.

In the first quarter of last year, according to the association, there were almost three thousand accidents on the island. This year there were more than three thousand accidents already.

The Rooseveltweg seems to be the most dangerous road on the island, 14 percent of the accidents in the first three months of this year took place there.

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