Traffic collision

Survey: Every Fifth Bulgarian has been in the Car with a Drunk Driver

Nearly one fifth of Bulgarians have been in the car with a driver who has consumed alcohol. 37% have witnessed how their relative or acquaintance gets behind the wheel after using alcohol or drugs. 275,000 Bulgarians admit that they drove while intoxicated. This is indicated by the data from a survey by the sociological agency "Trend".

Bulgaria: Serious Car Crash in Vratsa - Seven People are in Hospital

Seven people were injured in a serious accident this morning in Vratsa.

An 18-year-old driver made a U-turn and hit a van with five people inside - employees of a courier company.

The driver and some of the passengers were injured.

Two 14-year-old girls were traveling with the 18-year-old driver.

One man dead in head-on collision in Perama

A 65-year-old man died on Monday afternoon after a head-on collision in Perama, a suburb of the port of Piraeus. 

Greek broadcaster ANT1 said the two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Dimokratia Avenue and Dagli Street, as a woman driving in the opposite lane veered off course, smashing into the man's car travelling in the other direction.

Downward trend in road accidents in Türkiye

As per the data of the General Directorate of Security, some 313,000 road accidents occurred in the first eight months of this year across Türkiye, where a total of 1.18 million accidents happened in 2021.

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), some 1.18 million accidents occurred on the country's roads last year, slightly down from 1.2 million accidents in 2018.

Bulgaria: A Woman and a Child Died in a Traffic Accident on the Trakia Highway

A woman and a child died in a serious accident on the Trakia highway, the police in Pazardzhik reported. The accident happened at the 101st kilometer in the lane in the direction of Sofia. Only the driver survived.

According to initial data, a car with German registration crashed, went off the road and caught fire.