About 2,000 car accidents have occurred in Moldova this year, claiming 250 lives, as other 2,400 people have got injured.
According to the Police, most crashes happen because of speed and carelessness. The world day of road accident victims is marked today.
Other cause leading to crashes is drink-driving and falling asleep while driving.
Many accidents happen because some people cross roads in forbidden places or drivers do not yield the access to pedestrians.
According to data of the World Health Organization, about 1.25 million people die annually in car accidents, most of them being men.