P.E.I. highway traffic deaths in 2015
18 people have died in P.E.I. highway accidents in 2015
With 18 fatalities recorded, 2015 is one of the deadliest of the last nine years on P.E.I. highways.
While 21 people have died on P.E.I. highways this year, three of those deaths have been deemed not due to driving-related causes, according to the province.
Most of the fatal accidents have occurred since June, with September being the worst month so far.
Six died in September, more than in all of 2014, when there were five fatalities.
In 2011, 18 people were killed. In 2008, 19 people were killed.
March 23: One dead in storm related crash
Sept. 18: Greenvale crash kills 2 people
Oct. 24: Fatal crash in Tryon
- A previous version of this story said 2015 is so far the deadliest year on P.E.I. highways of the past nine years. The total of 21 deaths on the roads includes three that were not due to driving-related causes. The province was able to confirm three deaths of that nature in 2015, but was not able to provide comparable numbers for previous years.Dec 10, 2015 3:18 PM AT