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Washington’s roads experiencing a rise in serious and fatal crashes.

With everyone staying home in 2020 experts thought that the rate of serious or fatal crashes would decline compared to the previous years in Washington. However, instead of rates for fatal crashes declining they went up and continued to rise in 2021. At the end of 2021, Washington saw more serious and fatal crashes than it did in the last 15 years. There are several factors that could influence the rise in these types of crashes. To learn more about the factors influencing the fatal crash rate and how to prevent yourself from ending up in a collision visit, The Seattle Times article, 2021 was the deadliest on Washington roads in 15 years, puzzling experts.


**Statistics provided by The Seattle Times

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