Collisions Down in Kennewick

Traffic collisions in Kennewick are down by 9%, and police credit extra patrols on Columbia Center Boulevard.

Historically, the intersections on the busy road are among the highest collision locations year after year.
In 2012, Kennewick Police put more officers in the area and cited more drivers for speeding, running red lights, and using cell phones.  That reduced collisions by 9% on Columbia Center Boulevard and citywide.

Police say that is signifigant considering the rapid growth of the area.