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Accidents during Fiestas Patrias killed 38 people in Chile

Accidents during Fiestas Patrias killed 38 people in Chile

Santiago de Chile, Sept 20 (Prensa Latina) A total of 38 people were killed and 719 were injured in Chile in traffic accidents during the Fiestas Patrias holidays, according to a police report published on Tuesday.

According to the report, there were 935 accidents on the roads between Thursday and Monday.

Police colonel Juan Carlos Rodriguez mentioned that the main causes were driving under the effects of alcohol, speeding and the short distance between vehicles. Over 492,000 cars left the Metropolitan Region of Santigo for the interior during the so-called long weekend, when people usually visit their relatives or go to recreation centers.

According to authorities, 609 people were arrested, and there were 3,208 road infractions in pgh/that period.

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