October is one of the deadliest months for traffic crashes in North Carolina.
Even though traffic volume is down about 15% due to the pandemic, troopers said the number of crashes and fatalities has not gone down at the same rate.
Channel 9 spoke with Haley Wagner who said she lost two family members when a drunk driver crashed into them last year.
“My grandmother was killed and so was Ethan,” Wagner said. “This accident was 100% preventable.”
>>In the video at the top of the page, Traffic Team 9′s Mark Taylor shows us what is behind the crash statistics and the push to keep drivers safe.
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