Highway safety questioned after fatal crash

One week after a tragic accident in The Bronx killed seven members of one family, many are questioning the safety of New York's aging highway

BROOKLYN - One week after a tragic accident in The Bronx killed seven members of one family, many are questioning the safety of New York's aging highway system.

Despite the call for action, transportation safety statistics show the city's roadways have only a fraction of the deadly accidents compared with their rural and suburban counterparts.

City officials say that traffic deaths in New York last year were the lowest in a century.

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