Road Fatality Increase in '06 - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

01.04.06

Road Fatality Increase in '06

An Amarillo man died in November after he was ejected from his pick-up after colliding with a patrol car. An Amarillo man died in November after he was ejected from his pick-up after colliding with a patrol car.

It was a deadly year on area roads in 2006... 

This afternoon the Texas Department of Public Safety released its crash statistics which showed 99 people died on area roads...a significant increase from 2005. 
 

DPS attributes the increase in crashes to driver inattention, speeding and alcohol.  

One vehicle rollovers killed 36 people...of those...26 were not wearing seatbelts.


   

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