In addition to the lightly and seriously injured, there is still to record a death that ended up occurring in hospital context. According to the balance sheet of the Public Security Police (PSP) , the last week was marked by 42 traffic accidents and 9 injured in terms of road accidents.
According to the statement sent to the press, in that period, between 5 and 11 February, the 42 accidents were distributed by the municipalities Funchal 17, Câmara de Lobos 6, Ribeira Brava 4, Ponta do Sol 1, Calheta 4, Santana 1, Machico 2 and Santa Cruz 7.
This number of accidents resulted in a total of 7 slightly injured (4 in Funchal, 1 in Câmara de Lobos and 2 in Santa Cruz) and 2 seriously injured, one in Câmara de Lobos and one in the area of Ribeira Brava, who eventually died in hospital.
The types of traffic accidents were as follows: Collision 31, derailment 8 and others 3.