KSP STATISTICS ON FATALITY ACCIDENTS DURING THE 2ND WEEK OF DECEMBER PDF Print
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 05:43

According to Les Williams, with the Kentucky State Police, Preliminary statistics* indicate that seven people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

Through Dec. 15, preliminary statistics* indicate that 609 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 108 fewer than reported for this time period in 2012.

Of the 473 motor vehicle fatalities, 235 victims were not wearing seat belts. Of the 72 motorcycle fatalities, 44 were not wearing a helmet. Ten of the 10 ATV fatalities were not wearing a helmet. Fifty pedestrians and three bicycle riders have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 133 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.

 

As of Dec. 15, Kentucky has had 73 days with zero highway fatalities reported during 2013.

 

 

 

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