Chattanooga, TN sees significant increase in traffic fatalities in 2018 (and in the state too)

With a significant rise in traffic fatalities this year, state and local law enforcement and emergency personnel are warning drivers to use extra caution ahead of the holidays.

The city has seen 27 traffic fatalities this year, Chattanooga police Chief David Roddy said Wednesday. Last year by this time, there had been 18. That is a 33 percent increase.