The Northern Territory Police are conducting an investigation into a deadly car collision that occurred on the Buntine Highway. Good Day Readers. Today disheartening news has come stating The Northern Territory Police are delivered an investigation into a deadly car collision that occurred on the Buntine Highway. Stay with this article to find out the more about this news. A fatal accident on a remote highway in the Northern Territory has claimed the lives of two individuals, while a third person is currently hospitalized.NT Police said officers received reports about midday on Saturday that a single vehicle had rolled on the Buntine Highway, between Top Springs and the Victoria Highway. Two occupants were declared deceased at the scene and a third was taken to hospital with serious injuries, according to NT Police. NT Health confirmed on Sunday afternoon that a 22-year-old man was in a stable condition at Royal Darwin Hospital. Major Crash detectives have been sent to the area and a crime scene has been established. NT Police said it was investigating the incident, and advised motorists travelling on the Buntine Highway to expect delays.Buntine Highway AccidentThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued its latest predictions regarding traffic fatalities in 2022. It’s estimated that approximately 42,795 individuals lost their lives in motor vehicle traffic accidents during the year. This represents a slight decrease of about 0.3% when compared to the 42,939 fatalities recorded in 2021. The estimated fatality rate also declined, reaching 1.35 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled in 2022, down from 1.37 fatalities per 100 million VMT in 2021. Notably, Americans increased their driving activities in 2022 by almost 1% compared to 2021. Furthermore, NHTSA’s projections indicate a decline in fatalities during the fourth quarter of 2022. This marks the third consecutive quarterly reduction following seven consecutive quarters of increases that began in the third quarter of 2020.U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg emphasized the importance of addressing the ongoing traffic safety crisis, stating, “We continue to face a national crisis of traffic deaths on our roadways, and everyone has a role to play in reversing the rise that we experienced in recent years. Through our National Roadway Safety Strategy, we’re strengthening traffic safety across the country and working toward a future where these preventable tragedies become a thing of the past.” NHTSA’s estimates suggest that in 2022, 27 states, along with the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are likely to have seen decreases in traffic fatalities compared to 2021, while 23 states are projected to have experienced increases.