Police-Reported Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes in 2018

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In 2018, there were an estimated 6,734,000 police-reported motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States, resulting in 36,560 fatalities and 2,710,000 people injured. Among these crashes, less than 1 percent (33,654) were fatal crashes, 28 percent (1,894,000) were injury crashes, and 71 percent (4,807,000) were property damage only (PDO) crashes. The estimated 6,734,000 crashes in 2018 represents a 4.4 percent increase from the 6,453,000 police-reported crashes estimated to have occurred in 2017. This was a statistically significant increase. Find the report here.