Road accident injuries rise

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The number of road deaths increased in the first three months of this year, reversing the recent downward trend, it was announced yesterday.

The figures showed there were 902 deaths in personal injury accidents in the first quarter of 1994 - a rise of 6 per cent compared with the January to March total last year. Last year, road deaths fell below 4,000, the lowest total since records began in the 1920s.