MINNESOTA CRASH FACTS A COMPARISON FOR 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 & 2018

1991

1999

2004

2016

2018

Total Crashes

101,419

96,813

91,274

78,745

79,215

People Injured

42,748

44,538

40,073

35,025

27,877

People Killed

531

626

567

494

381

Estimated Economic Cost

$834million

1.64billion

1.8billion

1.5billion

1.87 billion

Licensed Drivers

3.22 million

3.92million

3.9million

3.9million

4.1million

Percentage of traffic deaths that were alcohol-related

40%

42%

31%

34%

32%

People killed in alcohol-related crashes

212

195

177

166

123

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

memorial

Safety Belt Use

53%

72%

82%

83%

92%

Bicycle Deaths

8

8

10

8

7

Motorcycle Deaths

40

29

50

70

58

Pedestrian

60

51

37

38

45

Information derived from Minnesota Crash Facts 1991, 1999, 2004, 2006 and 2018

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 & 2018+ after number is an increase from last year

# after number is a decrease from last year

Metro County

2009 deaths

2009 injuries

2018 deaths

2018 injuries

Hennepin Cty

42

6,136

57+

8,179 #

Dakota Cty

10

1,435

17+#

2,033#

Anoka Cty

16

1,168

28+#

1,592#

Ramsey Cty

20

2,312

17#

2,891#

Washington Cty

8

798

5#

130+

LeSueur Cty

2

102

1#

130+

Scott Cty

7

379

10+#

649+#

Rice Cty

4

252

2#

323+#

Carver Cty

10

251

 7+

365+

Wright Cty

14

395

4#

593#

2009–  421 died and 31,074 were injured   2018 —  381 died and  27,877 injured

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