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Police: Road accident fatalities fall

The number of road accident fatalities in Hungary fell by close to 20 percent in January-September from the same period a year earlier, the national police headquarters (ORFK) said on Saturday on

A total of 10,674 accidents involving injury took place on Hungarian roads during the period, including 299 in which there were 324 fatalities.

The main causes for the accidents were speeding (27 percent), failing to yield the right of way (26 percent) and illegal manoeuvres (15 percent).

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