Twelve people died in car accidents over Easter
Twelve people died in car accidents over the Easter weekend, twice as many as in 2014. It is the highest number of casualties since 2011, when thirteen people were killed on the roads. According to the police, most of the accidents were caused by speeding or drink driving and most of the victims were young drivers around the age of twenty. Some 3,000 policemen were out in force over Easter since it traditionally involves a high number of casualties.