Final year-end crash statistics

2018​ crash statistics with comparison to prior years*

 
2013 

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018
13-17
Average
Fatal crashes491
451
513
524
539
517
504
Injury crashes
28,474

28,801
29,845
31,066
30,614
29,959
 29,760
Property damage crashes 89,016
90,484
91,255
97,461
108,717
113,736
95,387
Total crashes118,254
119,736​ 121,613
129,051
139,870
144,212
128,789
Fatality rate0.89
0.83
0.890.92
0.91
0.87
 0.89
Total persons killed527
498
555
588
594
576
552
Total persons injured
39,872​
39,701
41,653
43,669
42,178
41,124
41,415
Alcohol-related crashes4,954
4,932
5,174
5,153
6,151
6,255
5,273
Alcohol-related fatalities185
162
190
143
169
160
170
Alcohol-related injuries2,660
2,694
2,872
2,933​​​
3,303
3,292
2,892
Speed-related crashes21,290
20,887
17,811
19,540
19,182
20,061
19,742
Speed-related fatalities156
163
155
186
169
173
166
Speed-related injuries8,037
8,114
7,646
8,250
7,975
8,010
8,004
Pedestrian crashes1,273
1,183
1,289
1,252
1,533
1,505
1,306
Pedestrians killed35
42
54
49
55
57
47
Pedestrians injured1,231
1,119
1,227
1,181
1,438
1,412
1,239
Bicycle crashes958
925
987
918
906
852
939
Bicyclists killed10
4
15
11
7
4
9
Bicyclists injured868
844
891
849
830
755
856
Motorcycle crashes2,150
2,101
2,221
2,250
2,206
1,967
2,186
Motorcyclists killed83
67
80
82
76
81
78
Motorcyclists injured1,927
1,914
1,906
1,973
1,955
1,693
1,935
Train crashes50
39
34
34
37
33
39
Train crash fatalities231
2
4
1
2
Train crash injuries23
18
15
20
26
13
20
Construction zone crashes1,596
2,274
2,411
2,811
2,795
3,166
2,377
Construction zone fatalities9
12
13
9
7
910
Construction zone injuries629
833
645
1,112
1,079
1,281
860
School bus crashes574
588
594
610
823
775
638
School bus occupant fatalities0000​00​0
School bus occupant injuries101
134
171
175
179
139
152
Deer crashes18,338
18,312
19,976
20,413
19,899
20,183
19,388
Deer crash fatalities8
10
5
11
9
4
9
Deer crash injuries402
410
406
451
604
515
455
Large truck crashes7,087
7,358
7,019
7,461
7,242
7,713
7,233
Large truck crash fatalities85
63
62
79
71
64
72
Large truck crash injuries2,140
2,187
2,095
2,342
1,903
1,904
2,133
Urban city street crashes39,483
40,666
43,332
48,008
55,064
56,801
45,311
Rural city street crashes4,238
4,405
4,083
4,219
7,138
7,111
4,817
Town road crashes10,146
9,556
8,751
8,988
13,216
11,363
10,131
County highway crashes12,930
12,748
12,551
13,847
12,048
13,628
12,825
Urban state hwy crashes19,145
19,364
19,446
19,019
17,159
19,068
18,827
Rural state hwy crashes23,803
24,243
23,80325,007
23,206
23,323
24,012
Urban interstate crashes4,425
4,577
5,366
5,223
6,431
6,762
5,204
Rural interstate crashes4,081
4,176
4,263
4,740
5,608
6,156
4,574

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

​Fatality Rate = Fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles of travel

Data Source: WisDOT-Traffic Crash Database

For all other data and data analysis requests, please email ​​​CrashDataAnalysis@dot.wi.gov


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