Caught on tape: St. Louis red-light crashes

<font color='#990000'><b>Caught on tape: </font></b>St. Louis red-light crashes

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Posted on April 27, 2013 at 2:00 AM

Updated Sunday, Apr 28 at 11:28 AM

( -- In Missouri someone somewhere is injured in a vehicle accident every ten minutes.  In 2011, the last year that state-wide statistics are available, 786 men, women and children died in vehicle crashes in the Show Me State.  Most of those victims, 40-percent, were between the ages of 16 and 35.

Jackson County, Missouri was the deadliest with 71 fatalities in 2011.

142,966 crashes in 2011 accounted for property losses totaling more than $3 billion.

Click here for the latest crashes being worked by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Click here for more traffic statistics.

Take a look at the following videos from red-light cameras positioned around the St. Louis area.  It is easy to see how so many people get hurt by careless driving.

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