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31st January, 2020

30 fatal accidents at zebra crossings

There was a total of 969 accidents at pedestrian crossings in 2019, of which 39 were fatal, according to police data.

Almost half of the cases, 411, occurred in Budapest.

Police data show that 88% of the fatalities occurred at crossings where there were no traffic lights. Of these, 30 were fatal.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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