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2014 has been a deadly year on La Salle County roads

Posted by wlpo on December 2, 2014

With less than a month left in 2014, fatal crash numbers in La Salle County are well ahead of last year’s pace.

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 24 people have died this year in crashes in La Salle County compared to 11 deaths all of last year. Only five of the 102 counties in Illinois have had more deaths on their roads than La Salle County.

Four people have been killed in Bureau County crashes this year, compared to six in 2013. And in Putnam County, nobody has been killed in a crash on state roads this year compared to two deaths last year.

Statewide, 837 people have died on state roads this year, 84 less than at this point a year ago.

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