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Traffic Crashes Declining Statewide

Last updated on Friday, October 15, 2010

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - The number of traffic crashes and fatal collisions in Indiana declined significantly in 2009 from the previous year.

That's according to a study by an Indiana University Research Center.

189,676 traffic collisions resulting in injury or property damage occurred in Indiana in 2009, a 7.7% decrease from 2008.

Some 46,590 people were injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state last year.

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