The Romanian capital Bucharest has more than 40 black spots where altogether over 80 people died in 960 car accidents last year, according to the Police. The main cause of accidents in the 44 black spots was irregular street crossing – 333 accidents, which led to 36 deaths and 300 severely injured, and failing to give priority to pedestrians – 171 accidents, 9 deaths and 166 severely injured. Another cause was speed, which led to 109 accidents, where 15 people died and 106 were severely injured.
The 960 severe accidents which happened in these areas caused severe injuries for 945 people, and milder injuries for another 248. Over half of these accidents were caused by car drivers – 55.7 percent, and 39 percent by pedestrians, according to the Police.
The black spots are as follows:
Bucureştii Noi Blvd. – Bârlogeni St.
Alunişului St. – Şoimuş St.
Anghel Moldoveanu St. – Roşiori St.
Av. Şerbănescu St. – Căpâlna St.
Braşov St. – Blvd. Timişoara St.
Luigi Cazzavilan St. – Berthelot St.
Mărgeanului St. – Crăişorului St.
Moldoviţa St. – Emil Racoviţă St.
Râmnicu Vâlcea St. – Cristea Adrian St.
Amurgului St. – Şoseaua Sălaj St.
Anastase Panu St. – Alexandru Moruzzi St.
Blvd. Alexandru Obregia – Covasna – Străduinţei St.
Dezrobirii St. – Orşova St.
Glinka St. – Garibaldi St.
Moroeni St. – Nicolae Cânea St.
OrşovaSt. – Şoseaua Virtuţii St.
Tudor Gociu St. – Orăştie St.
Blvd. Camil Ressu – Fizicienilor St.
Blvd. Lacul Tei – Maica Domnului St.
Calea 13 Septembrie – Mihail Sebastian St.
Calea Moşilor – Paleologu St.
Calea Rahovei – Progresului St.
Calea Văcăreşti St. – Pridvorului St.
Şoseaua Chitilei – Neagoe Teodor St.
Şoseaua Mihai Bravu – Calea Vitan St.
2 Şoseaua Colentina 2 – RATB Bucur Obor St.
20 Şoseaua Berceni
26 Şoseaua Colentina – Doamna Ghica St.
309 Şoseaua Pantelimon – Pantelimon Alley
31 Şoseaua Ştefan cel Mare – Lizeanu St.
6 Blvd. Theodor Pallady – Stelian Mihale St.
Blvd. Camil Ressu – Ilioara St.
Blvd. Timişoara – Romancierilor St.
Calea 13 Septembrie – Uranus St.
Calea Crângaşi – Blvd. Constructorilor.
Calea Dorobanţi – Washington St.
Şoseaua Colentina – Cremeniţa St.
Şoseaua Giurgiului – Ghimpaţi – Toporaşi St.
Şoseaua Kiseleff St. – Primo Nebiolo St.
Şoseaua Mihai Bravu – Baba Novac St.
Şoseaua Mihai Bravu – Lunguleţu Alley
Şoseaua Mihai Bravu – Splaiul Unirii
Şoseaua Pantelimon – Şoseaua Vergului
Şoseaua Progresului – Năsăud St.
(photo source: sxc.hu)