LIMA —The Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition reports there was one fatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality, on Allen County roadways during the month of June. During the first six months of 2018, there were five fatal crashes, resulting in six fatalities. During the same six-month period in 2017, there were four fatal crashes, resulting in four fatalities.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each traffic fatality has a comprehensive cost of $5,811,333. Total comprehensive costs for fatal crashes in 2018 is $34,867,998.