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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Nebraska crashes claim 26 lives in August

  • During the month of August 2012, twenty-six persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
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  • During the month of August 2012, twenty-six persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
    • These 26 fatalities occurred in 24 crashes
    • Seventeen of the 18 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts
    • Three of the fatalities occurred on the Interstate, fourteen happened on non-Interstate highways, and nine took place on local roads
    • Nineteen of the fatalities occurred in rural locations
    • Nine of the fatalities were age 24 or younger
    • Five of the fatalities were motorcyclists
    • Three of the fatalities were pedestrians
    • One of the fatal crashes was a collision with a train
    • Six of the fatal crashes were head-on collisions
    • There were 20 fatalities in August of 2011.
    • Eighty-four of the 106 vehicle occupants killed during 2012 were not wearing safety belts.

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