According to tn.gov stats, fatalities on Rutherford County roadways are on the rise. As of September 28th of this year there have been a total of 31 traffic fatalities this year. That’s up from 19 at the same year to date last year. That’s the largest increase in District 3 which includes Davidson,Williamson and Sumner counties among others.
This year’s fatality rates in Rutherford County are also among the most in the state: (All YTD stats are as of September 28, 2016)
Shelby County YTD: 97 fatalities. +15 from YTD from 2015
Knox County YTD: 56 fatalities +23 YTD from 2015
Davidson County YTD: 55 fatalities +4 YTD from 2015
Rutherford County YTD: 31 fatalities + 12 YTD from 2015