Compared to the same period of the last year, the number of road accidents with victims has decreased by 1.4%, with killed people - by 12.7%, with injured - by 0.7%, head of the Centre for Road Safety and Automated Systems in the Internal Ministry of Ukraine Serhiy Budnyk told a briefing.

According to him, for the first nine months of 2013, 138.125 traffic accidents were registered on the state highways, including 21.724 road accidents with victims.

"Thanks to measures, which were used by the State Traffic Inspectorate, the positive changes were provided not only in reduction of the number of traffic accidents with victims, but also with killed and injured road users," the law enforcement officer said.

Budnyk also noted that the number of traffic accidents involving minors was reduced as well. In 2013, the number of children killed in road accidents decreased by 16.4%.

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