City of Midland Sees an Increase in Fatal Traffic Accidents

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - More fatalities on Tall City streets last year, but overall accidents are down.

The City of Midland released their annual traffic accident report and the total number of accidents is down five percent from 2008.

But, fatal wrecks increased from 13 to 17 since last year, and the number of alcohol or drug related accidents also increased.

The intersection of Andrews Highway and Midland Drive had the highest number of accidents with a total of 15.