Arizona Car Crash Statistics for 2011

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• Approximately 2.26 persons were killed each day.
• One person was killed every 10.63 hours.
• There were 135.66 persons injured every day.
• One person was injured every 10.61 minutes.
• Alcohol-Related crashes accounted for 5.35% of all crashes and 31.30% of all fatal crashes.
• Of all alcohol-related crashes, 77.93% occurred in urban areas and 22.07% occurred in
Rural areas, while 58.90% of all alcohol-related fatal crashes occurred in urban areas and
41.10% occurred in rural areas.
• Single-vehicle crashes accounted for 18.02% of all crashes and 40.45% of all fatal crashes.
• Of all Pedestrian crashes, 10.09% were fatal while 1.20% of Pedalcycle crashes were fatal.
• Crashes which occurred during daylight hours (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) accounted for 72.7%
of all crashes.
• Motor vehicle crashes resulted in $2.893 billion in economic losses to Arizona.
• Children age 14 and younger accounted for 34 fatalities and 3,563 injuries in motor vehicle crashes

Crashes during Weekends accounted for 26.61% of all crashes and 41.91% of Fatal Crashes.

Crashes during Weekdays accounted for 73.39% of all crashes and 58.09% of Fatal Crashes.

While Urban Crashes in Arizona (82,864) accounted for 80.12% of all crashes,
they accounted for 49.07% of all Fatal Crashes (370) occurring in 2011.

While Rural Crashes in Arizona (20,559) accounted for 19.88% of all crashes,
they accounted for 50.93% of all Fatal Crashes (384) occurring in 2011.

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