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Easter on Polish roads safer than last year

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Easter on Polish roads safer than last year

Police have reported that between Good Friday and the end of Easter Monday, 23 people died in car accidents on Polish roads, down from 33 in 2014.

In a total of 217 accidents, 23 people died and 291 were injured, with Police also stopping 1,118 drunk drivers.
In 2014, meanwhile, there were 293 accidents in which 33 people died, with police stopping 1,324 drivers under the influence of alcohol.

Dawid Marciniak from Police HQ in Warsaw told Polish Radio that the bad weather was probably a major factor in the lower number of accidents, as drivers generally took more care on the roads.

According to Police statistics, Easter Monday was the most tragic of all, with 32 accidents causing seven deaths.

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