|Safe Community Coalition reports one fatal crash|
|Friday, September 06, 2013 12:00 AM|
LIMA — The Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition reports there was one fatal traffic crash on Allen County roadways during the month of August. So far this year, there have been five fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities. During the same eight-month period last year, there were six traffic fatalities; in all of 2012, there were a total of seven fatal crashes, resulting in seven fatalities.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each traffic fatality has a comprehensive cost of $3,366,388. Total comprehensive costs for 2013 Allen County fatal crashes is $16,831,940.