Prince George’s Co. urges drivers to make safer decisions

After several deadly crashes, Prince George’s County is reminding all drivers to not make decisions behind the wheel which have the potential of ending in tragedy.

This comes after three children died in crash caused by a suspected drunk driver in December, but county leaders say a growing number of accidents are also being caused by distracted drivers.

In 2018, 49 people died in traffic crashes in the county and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said reducing that number will require action from the community as a whole.

“There are certain matters that cannot be resolved completely in the courthouse or in the police station,” said Alsobrooks.

At a Monday press conference, Alsobrooks urged drivers to not drink and drive, stop friends and family from getting behind the wheel while impaired and also to avoid taking their eyes off the road to look at cell…

Original published: 2019-04-15 21:18:53 Read the full Washington News here

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