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Illinois Traffic Deaths Spike as Pandemic Trends Lead to More Roadway Tragedies

Insight into traffic accidents in Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times Article Includes Thoughts from UTC Director Dr. P.S. Sriraj

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, traffic fatalities have risen across the nation. In Illinois, fatal traffic accidents rose 24% in the first quarter of 2022 over the same period last year.

In a September 6 article published in the Chicago Sun-Times, UTC Director Dr. P.S. Sriraj offers insight.

Visit this link to read the article from reporter Manny Ramos.