Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / Some 247 traffic accidents were registered in the Republic in May.
The State Road Police Department of the Interior Ministry of Azerbaijan reported that as the result of traffic accidents, 58 people died and 270 were injured. In Baku, 149 accidents occurred, with 33 dead and 159 injured.
As a result of 1,045 Azerbaijan traffic accidents within the first five months of 2007, 320 people died and 1,150 injured.
In compliance with the five-months statistics, in 508 cases, pedestrians were hit (145 people died and 398 were injured).