ALEA investigates 21 traffic deaths over holidays
Alabama recorded two fewer traffic fatalities over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays than in 2017.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency investigated 21 traffic deaths between December 16 and January 1.
The fatalities included one pedestrian, 15 drivers and five passengers. Nine of the 21 people who died were not wearing seat belts.
The state recorded six days in the holiday period without any fatalities. Zero fatalities occurred on December 16, 20, 21, 23, 24, and 28.