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MINNESOTA CRASH FACTS
A COMPARISON FOR 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 & 2015

  1991 1999 2004 2006_ 2015_
Total Crashes 101,419 96,813 91,274 78,745 74,772
People Injured 42,748 44,538 40,073 35,025 29,981
People Killed 531 626 567 494 411
Estimated Economic Cost $834million 1.64billion 1.8billion 1.5billion 1.773 billion
Licensed Drivers 3.22 million 3.92million 3.9million 3.9million 4.1 million
Percentage of traffic deaths   that were alcohol-related 40% 42% 31% 34% 33%
People killed in alcohol-related crashes 212 195 177 166 137
Arrest incident (male) 79.3% 74.5% 70% 68.6% 65.6%
Arrest incident (female) 17% 19% 21% 22.2% 25.4%
Most Dangerous holiday July 4th Christmas Thanksgiving New Years Labor Day
Safety Belt Use

(Daytime)

53% 72% 82% 83% 94%
Bicycle Deaths 8 8 10 8 10
Motorcycle Deaths 40 29 50 70 61
Pedestrian 60 51 37 38 41

Information derived from Minnesota Crash Facts 1991, 1999,  2004, 2006 and 2015  Minnesota Department of Public Safety

 

 

FATALITIES AND INJURIES IN THE METRO COUNTIES 2001 & 2015

+ after number is an increase from last year

# after number is a decrease from last year