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CHP Says Accidents Way Up In Nevada Co This Year

If it sounds like we’ve been reporting a lot more solo vehicle accidents in Nevada County this year, you’re probably right. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says although he has no specific numbers for that category…the total number of all accidents is up 78-percent, compared to January to the present a year ago..

click to listen to Officer Tassone

Tassone says DUI crashes are up 15-percent. Injury collisions are up 80-percent. And the number of people killed has also spiked significantly…

click to listen to Officer Tassone

But Tassone says, so far, fatalities are up 166-percent.

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