According to the latest reports, the number of homeless people dying on the roads of Yorkshire is rapidly increasing. Homeless people in Yorkshire and across England are reportedly being died on the roads. And the number is alarming. Only during 2018, 70 people lost their lives in the region. This number was 49 in 2017. This report is issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Only in Sheffield, 15 people who were homeless and they died last year.
In Yorkshire, 5 homeless people lost their lives in 2018, which is one number down from the statistics reported in 2017.
There was also a decrease in the number seen in the death toll only in Hull. in 2018, 9 homeless people died and this was one number less than in 2017.
These statistics are being collected from 2013 and the current statistics have shown the highest number of deaths of homeless people.
The reports said that the main reason for this increase in the death toll is the addiction to drugs. It is seen that homeless people are usually fainted and are barely seen as conscious.
Harsh weather conditions, a severe addiction to poison and drugs, the absence of medications and improper diet have been reported as the main reasons for their deaths.
According to the concerned departments, the death toll and these statistics are being strictly observed. The officials are working to bring down this death toll.
According to the news reports, the number of deaths is coming down and it is expected to see the number coming down by the end of this year.