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Final year-end crash statistics

2013 crash statistics with comparison to prior years*


              08-12
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Average
Fatal crashes 542 488 517 515 535 491 519
Injury crashes 33,766 29,907 29,380 28,965 28,453 28,474 30,094
Property damage crashes 90,795 79,596 78,911 83,036 80,397 89,016 82,547
Total crashes 125,103 109,991 108,808 112,516 109,385 118,254 113,161
 
Fatality rate 1.02 0.93 0.95 0.96 1.02 Not available  
 
Total persons killed 587 542 562 565 601 527 571
Total persons injured 46,637 41,589 40,889 40,144 39,370 39,872 41,726
 
Alcohol-related crashes 7,235 6,429 5,751 5,297 5,024 4,954 5,947
Alcohol-related fatalities 234 238 220 225 223 185 228
Alcohol-related injuries 4,319 3,793 3,511 2,984 2,907 2,660 3,503
 
Speed-related crashes 27,311 19,420 16,708 18,358 16,169 21,290 19,593
Speed-related fatalities 187 183 168 162 167 156 173
Speed-related injuries 11,223 8,629 7,707 7,704 7,063 8,037 8,465
 
Pedestrian crashes 1,295 1,212 1,239 1,218 1,277 1,273 1,248
Pedestrians killed 52 35 54 57 44 35 48
Pedestrians injured 1,234 1,184 1,183 1,169 1,236 1,231 1,201
 
Bicycle crashes 1,056 1,033 1,092 1,048 1,146 958 1,075
Bicyclists killed 9 7 9 12 11 10 10
Bicyclists injured 1,007 969 1,028 964 1,049 868 1,003
 
Motorcycle crashes 2,829 2,345 2,426 2,331 2,630 2,150 2,512
Motorcyclists killed 87 82 98 80 112 83 92
Motorcyclists injured 2,609 2,165 2,214 2,100 2,398 1,927 2,297
 
Train crashes 50 41 26 40 33 50 38
Train crash fatalities 2 2 0 2 3 2 2
Train crash injuries 19 26 18 11 15 23 18
 
Construction zone crashes 1,538 1,336 1,748 1,708 1,675 1,596 1,596
Construction zone fatalities 8 6 14 7 6 9 8
Construction zone injuries 785 567 750 750 735 629 717
 
School bus crashes 682 589 535 550 463 574 564
School bus occupant fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
School bus occupant injuries 160 192 165 126 117 101 152
 
Deer crashes 15,821 16,338 16,947 18,176 18,895 18,338 17,235
Deer crash fatalities 10 7 14 5 14 8 10
Deer crash injuries 525 474 389 427 431 402 449
 
Large truck crashes 7,472 5,886 6,242 6,407 5,882 7,087 6,378
Large truck crash fatalities 60 53 56 74 71 85 63
Large truck crash injuries 2,418 1,956 2,043 1,938 1,800 2,140 2,031
 
Urban city street crashes 41,842 37,379 36,388 36,465 36,580 39,483 37,733
Rural city street crashes 4,654 4,036 3,862 3,905 3,915 4,238 4,075
Town road crashes 10,312 9,328 8,830 9,303 9,239 10,146 9,402
County highway crashes 13,558 12,199 12,135 12,417 12,571 12,930 12,576
Urban state hwy crashes 20,052 17,017 17,251 18,144 17,579 19,145 18,009
Rural state hwy crashes 24,898 22,208 21,956 23,521 22,357 23,803 22,988
Urban interstate crashes 4,814 3,991 4,542 4,625 3,585 4,425 4,311
Rural interstate crashes 4,973 3,820 3,844 4,136 3,559 4,081 4,066

* These figures represent final statistics for crashes occurring on public roads in Wisconsin.

Fatality Rate = Fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles of travel

Data Source: WisDOT-Traffic Accident Database


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