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El Paso County had most fatal accidents of all CO counties


Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:26pm


In 2021, El Paso County had the second-most number of fatal or injury crashes in which at least one vehicle occupant was unrestrained or improperly restrained. See p. 3 for details on child restraint requirements by age.

Last year, 672 people were killed on Colorado roadways – the most deaths since 2002. And that number is expected to increase as the Colorado Department of Transportation continues to receive additional crash reports. This marks a 50-percent increase from the 447 fatalities recorded in 2011.

Last week, CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Springs Police Department gathered to urge Coloradans to reduce risky driving behaviors and drive like lives depend on it. Indeed, the life they save could be their own.

"We allocate tremendous resources into maintaining a safe and reliable...

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