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MINNESOTA CRASH FACTS

A COMPARISON FOR 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 & 2017

 

                                1991       1999              2004          2016__      2017__      

 

Total Crashes              101,419          96,813             91,274             78,745      78,465

 

People Injured            42,748             44,538             40,073             35,025       29,412

 

People Killed              531                  626                  567                  494             358

Estimated Economic   $834million     1.64billion       1.8billion     1.5billion   1.87 billion

Cost

Licensed Drivers  3.22 million            3.92million      3.9million    3.9million     4.1million

Percentage of traffic deaths    40%             42%                   31%               34%               32%

that were alcohol-related

 

People killed in                212             195                 177                    166               113

alcohol-related crashes

 

Arrest incident (male)        79.3%          74.5%              70%                 68.6%           64.8%           

Arrest incident (female)     17%             19%                21%                 22.2%          25.7%   

Most Dangerous holiday    July 4th   Christmas       Thanksgiving        New Year’s      July 4                                                             

Safety Belt Use                 53%                72%                82%                  83%          92%

(Daytime)

Bicycle Deaths                    8                    8                      10                    8               6

Motorcycle Deaths            40                 29                    50                     70              53

Pedestrian                           60                 51                   37                      38              42 

 

          Information derived from Minnesota Crash Facts 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 and 2017

                                     Minnesota Department of Public Safety

https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/reports

 

 

 

 

 

FATALITIES AND INJURIES IN THE METRO COUNTIES 2009 & 2016

+ after number is an increase from last year

# after number is a decrease from last year

Metro County

2009 deaths

2009 injuries

2016 deaths

2016 injuries

Hennepin Cty

42

6,136

43

6,473 #

Dakota Cty

10

1,435

11#

1496#

Anoka Cty

16

1,168

16#

1196+

Ramsey Cty

20

2,312

19+

2334#

Washington Cty

8

798

7#

845+

LeSueur Cty

2

102

3#

83+

Scott Cty

7

379

7#

402#

Rice Cty

4

252

4#

186#

Carver Cty

10

251

 1#

274#

Wright Cty

14

395

8+

414#

            2009--  421 died and 31,074 were injured   2016 --  358 died and  29,414 injured