During the month of March 2014, eighteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.

During the month of March 2014, eighteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.

 

¨             These 18 fatalities occurred in 17 crashes

¨          Eleven of the 14 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts

¨             Three fatalities occurred on the Interstate, seven happened on non-Interstate highways, and

eight took place on local roads

¨             Thirteen of the fatalities occurred in rural locations

¨             Seven of the fatalities occurred in vehicle rollovers

¨             Seven of the fatalities were age 24 or younger

¨             Two of the fatalities were pedestrians

¨             One fatality was a motorcyclist

¨             One fatality was a bicyclist