Illinois Ranks 41st in Fatal Crashes Involving Young Drivers

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A new study finds that Illinois ranks 41st in the number of fatalities among drivers under 21. The statistics were compiled by the National Safety Council and a group called End Needless Death on Our Roadways.

The stats show that Illinois had slightly more than 55 fatalities per 100,000 drivers under 21. Washington D.C. topped the list with 127 deaths per 100,000. They look at all 50 states and Washington D.C., and found that New Hampshire was the lowest with 35.8 deaths per 100,000 drivers under 21.

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