The National Institute of Statistics and Geography, released the general data on victims of traffic accidents, corresponding to 2023. Although in Aguascalientes There was a significant decrease in fatalities, even so, a total of 38 people died.
According to the figures presented regarding the World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Accidents, in the country during 2022, a total of 342,972 traffic accidents were recorded in urban areas, This meant an increase of 10.5%compared to 2021. At the national level, road accidents with fatal balances increased 14.5% from 2021 to 2022, with a total of 2,957 victims.
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In the case of Aguascalientes, during the past year and according to official figures, a total of 4,171 mishaps were recorded, of which 38 people lost their lives; However, and despite the unfortunate statistics, the above meant a decrease of 26.9% compared to 2021.
The figures presented by the INEGI detail the month of December and Sunday at the national level, with hours from 6:00 p.m. to 8:59 p.m. were the ones with the highest incidence in vehicular accidents.
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In the case of the entity, the month of the year with the highest accident record was September, with Saturdays and Sundays being the days with the highest incidence. within the hours of 03:00 a.m. to 05:59 a.m..
It is worth mentioning that, as part of the first three causes of road accidents in the entity, collisions with pedestrians are found, with 36.8% of the cases, a figure that exceeded the national average, followed by collisions with motorcycles and with automobiles, in both cases with 15.8%.
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