March NDOT Traffic Fatality Toll

Nebraska Department of Transportation

April 16, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of March 2024, twenty-two people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

¨       These 22 fatalities occurred in 18 fatal crashes.
¨       Nine of the nineteen vehicle occupants killed were not using seatbelts, seven were using a seatbelt, and three had seatbelt usage marked as unknown.
¨       Eighteen of the fatalities were in rural locations.
¨       There were two fatalities on the interstate, fifteen on other highways, and five on local roads.
¨       One of the fatalities was a pedestrian.
¨       Two of the fatalities were motorcyclists.

There were 17 fatalities in March of 2023. Only 10 of the 45 vehicle occupants killed during 2024 were using seat belts.

This report includes information available through April 14, 2024 from the Highway Safety Section, Traffic Engineering Division, Nebraska Department of Transportation.