MINNESOTA CRASH FACTS A COMPARISON FOR 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 & 2019

1991

1999

2004

2016

2019

Total Crashes

101,419

96,813

91,274

78,745

80,636

People Injured

42,748

44,538

40,073

35,025

27,260

People Killed

531

626

567

494

364

Estimated Economic Cost

$834million

1.64billion

1.8billion

1.5billion

1.87 billion

Licensed Drivers

3.22 million

3.92million

3.9million

3.9million

5.1million

Percentage of traffic deaths that were alcohol-related

40%

42%

31%

34%

31%

People killed in alcohol-related crashes

212

195

177

166

114

Arrest incident (male)

79.3%

74.5%

70%

68.6%

72%

Arrest incident (female)

17%

19%

21%

22.2%

28%

Most Dangerous holiday

July 4th

Christmas

Thanksgiving

New Year’s

Thanksgiving

Safety Belt Use

53%

72%

82%

83%

93%

Bicycle Deaths

8

8

10

8

10

Motorcycle Deaths

40

29

50

70

44

Pedestrian

60

51

37

38

50

Information derived from Minnesota Crash Facts 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 and 2019

Minnesota Department of Public Safety

https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/reports-statistics/Pages/crash-facts.aspx

FATALITIES AND INJURIES IN THE METRO COUNTIES 2009 & 2019 after number is an increase from last year

# after number is a decrease from last year

Metro County

2009 deaths

2009 injuries

2019 deaths

2019 injuries

Hennepin Cty

42

6,136

38#

7,964#

Dakota Cty

10

1,435

20+

2,168+

Anoka Cty

16

1,168

18#

1,523#

Ramsey Cty

20

2,312

20+

2,862#

Washington Cty

8

798

16+

1010+

LeSueur Cty

2

102

2+

97#

Scott Cty

7

379

8#

608#

Rice Cty

4

252

2

314#

Carver Cty

10

251

6#

396+

Wright Cty

14

395

4

589#

2009–  421 died and 31,074 were injured   2019 —  364 died and  27,260 injured

Information taken from https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/reports-statistics/Pages/crash-facts.aspx