This week's Traffic Violence Report looks at the 16,552 crashes in Denver so far this year and breaks them down into several categories, including a 31% increase in fatalities and a 29% increase in serious injuries.
Between August 19th and the 26th, 516 crashes crashes occurred in Denver. Nine people were seriously injured. 170 were hit-and-run incidents, fully one third of all crashes. 13 drivers who caused collisions were drunk or drug impaired.