Auto Accident Injury Data

2007 Traffic Fatalities by State and Percent Change from 2006
State20062007% ChangeState20062007% Change
AL1, 207
1,110-8NE269256-5
AK7484+14NV431373-13
AZ1,2931,066-18NH127129+2
AR655650-2NJ771724-6
CA4,1403,974-6NM484413-15
CO535554+4NY1,4541,333-8
CT311277-11NC1,5541,675+8
DE148117-21ND1111110
DC3744+19OH1,2381,257+2
FL3,3573,214-4OK765754-1
GA1,6931,641-3OR478455-5
HI161138-14PA1,5251,491-2
ID267252-6RI8169-15
IL1,2541,249-0SC1,0451,066+2
IN902898-0SD191146-24
IA439445+1TN1,2841,210-6
KS468416-11TX3,5313,363-5
KY913864-5UT287299+4
LA987985-0VT8766-24
ME188183-3VA9621,027+7
MD652614-6WA633568-10
MA429417-3WV410431+5
MI1,0861,088+0WI724756+4
MN494504+2WY195150-23
MS911884-3USA42,70841,059-4
MO1,096992-9    
MT264277+5PR509452-11

People Killed and Injured and Fatality and Injury Rates, 1997-2007
Killed
YearKilledResident Population (Thousands)Fatality Rate per 100,000 PopulationLicensed Drivers (Thousands)Fatality Rate per 100,000 Licensed Drivers  Registered Motor Vehicles (Thousands)  Fatality Rate per 100,000 Registered VehiclesFatality Rate per 100 Million VMT
199742,013267,78415.69182,70922.99203,56820.641.64
199841,501270,24815.36184,86122.45208,07619.951.58
199941,717272,69115.3187,17022.29212,68519.611.55
200041,945282,19414.86190,62522.0217,02819.331.53
200142,196285,11214.8191,27622.06221,23019.071.51
200243,005287,88814.94194,60222.1225,68519.061.51
200342,884290,44814.76196,16621.86230,63318.591.48
200442,836293,19214.61198,88921.54237,94918.001.44
200543,510295,89614.70200,54921.70245,62817.711.46
200642,708298,75514.30202,81021.06251,42316.991.42
200741,059301,62113.61--257,70815.931.37
Injured
YearInjuredResident Population (Thousands)Injury Rate per 100,000 PopulationLicensed Drivers (Thousands)  Injury Rate per 100,000 Licensed DriversRegistered Motor Vehicles (Thousands)Injury Rate per 100,000 Registered VehiclesInjury Rate per 100 Million VMT
19973,348,000267,7841,250182,7091,832203,5681,644131
19983,192,000270,2481,181184,8611,727208,0761,534121
19993,236,000272,6911,187187,1701,729212,6851,522120
20003,189,000282,1941,130190,6251,673217,0281,469116
20013,033,000285,1121,064191,2761,585221,2301,371108
20022,926,000287,8881,016194,6021,503225,6851,296102
20032,889,000290,448995196,1661,473230,6331,252100
20042,788,000293,192951198,8891,402237,9491,17294
20052,699,000295,896912200,5491.346245,6281,09990
20062,575,000298,755862202,8101,269251,4231,02485
20072,491,000301,621826--257,70896683

Sources: Vehicle Miles of Travel and Licensed Drivers-Federal Highway Administration; Registered

Vehicles-R.L. Polk & Co. and Federal Highway Administration; Population-U.S. Bureau of the Census.


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