Ukraine is losing billions of dollars due to an accident

Украина теряет миллиарды долларов из-за ДТП

Accident, take away not only the lives and health of people and money

The world Bank has estimated losses of Ukraine from traffic accidents.

The Ukrainian economy loses more than $ 4 billion a year in road accidents.

On Thursday during the First international Congress on reform of management system of road safety said the first Deputy Minister of infrastructure Evgeny Kravtsov, reports UKRINFORM.

“According to official data, Ukraine for the last 6 years in the accident were lost more than 26 thousand citizens. The world Bank estimates losses of Ukrainian economy from the dead and injured (in an accident – ed.) are more than 4 billion dollars a year. This is an extremely large amount which has a value at the state level. This is an extremely large effect on the economy of Ukraine”, – said Kravtsov.

According to him, in the direction of improvement was carried out serious work, in particular, approved the Strategy for improving road safety in Ukraine for the period until 2020.

We will remind, yesterday in Kharkov faced cars Mercedes and BMW, then the BMW crashed into the exit of the metro station “Scientific”.

Earlier it was reported that in Kiev downtown car crashed into a tram.