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Final year crash statistics

2011 crash statistics with comparison to prior years*


              06-10
  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Average
Fatal crashes 659 655 542 488 517 515 572
Injury crashes 35,296 36,048 33,766 29,907 29,380 28,965 32,879
Property damage crashes 81,922 88,420 90,795 79,596 78,911 83,036 83,929
Total crashes 117,877 125,123 125,103 109,991 108,808 112,516 117,380
 
Fatality rate 1.20 1.24 1.02 0.93 0.95 Not yet
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1.07
 
Total persons killed 712 737 587 542 562 565 628
Total persons injured 50,236 50,676 46,637 41,589 40,889 40,144 46,005
 
Alcohol-related crashes 8,393 8,327 7,235 6,429 5,751 5,297 7,227
Alcohol-related fatalities 305 337 234 238 220 225 267
Alcohol-related injuries 5,654 5,552 4,319 3,793 3,511 2,984 4,566
 
Speed-related crashes 18,947 23,018 27,311 19,420 16,708 18,358 21,081
Speed-related fatalities 265 251 187 183 168 162 211
Speed-related injuries 10,011 10,984 11,223 8,629 7,707 7,704 9,711
 
Pedestrian crashes 1,424 1,383 1,295 1,212 1,239 1,218 1,311
Pedestrians killed 55 52 52 35 54 57 50
Pedestrians injured 1,372 1,351 1,234 1,184 1,183 1,169 1,265
 
Bicycle crashes 1,090 1,163 1,056 1,033 1,092 1,048 1,087
Bicyclists killed 8 10 9 7 9 12 9
Bicyclists injured 1,052 1,122 1,007 969 1,028 964 1,036
 
Motorcycle crashes 2,441 2,788 2,829 2,345 2,426 2,331 2,566
Motorcyclists killed 93 106 87 82 98 80 93
Motorcyclists injured 2,318 2,628 2,609 2,165 2,214 2,100 2,387
 
Train crashes 54 48 50 41 26 40 44
Train crash fatalities 5 2 2 2 0 2 2
Train crash injuries 21 20 19 26 18 11 21
 
Construction zone crashes 2,023 1,719 1,538 1,336 1,748 1,708 1,673
Construction zone fatalities 14 11 8 6 14 7 11
Construction zone injuries 899 847 785 567 750 750 770
 
School bus crashes 599 623 682 589 535 550 606
School bus occupant fatalities 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
School bus occupant injuries 239 138 160 192 165 126 179
 
Deer crashes 17,878 17,977 15,821 16,338 16,947 18,176 16,992
Deer crash fatalities 7 14 10 7 14 5 10
Deer crash injuries 633 591 525 474 389 427 522
 
Large truck crashes 7,157 7,370 7,472 5,886 6,242 6,407 6,825
Large truck crash fatalities 84 95 60 53 56 74 70
Large truck crash injuries 2,642 2,545 2,418 1,956 2,043 1,938 2,321
 
Urban city street crashes 41,770 41,982 41,842 37,379 36,388 36,465 39,875
Rural city street crashes 4,005 4,331 4,654 4,036 3,862 3,905 4,178
Town road crashes 10,523 11,029 10,312 9,328 8,830 9,303 10,004
County highway crashes 13,469 13,792 13,558 12,199 12,135 12,417 13,031
Urban state hwy crashes 16,673 19,595 20,052 17,027 17,251 18,144 18,118
Rural state hwy crashes 23,421 24,861 24,898 22,209 21,956 23,521 23,469
Urban interstate crashes 4,182 4,914 4,814 3,993 4,542 4,625 4,489
Rural interstate crashes 3,834 4,619 4,973 3,820 3,844 4,136 4,218

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

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