Arizona traffic fatalities fall sharply as deaths nationally spike

While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in highway deaths in the first quarter of 2022,  Arizona traffic fatalities were falling...

August 28, 2022
8:48 AM

While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in highway deaths in the first quarter of 2022,  Arizona traffic fatalities were falling by nearly a third, according to a recent report. The report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said 190 people died on Arizona roads in the first quarter of this year, a 31.4% drop from the 277 who were killed in the first three months of 2021. That was the fourth-steepest percentage drop in the nation, trailing only the much-smaller states of Rhode Island, North Dakota and Montana.

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