Arizona Crash Facts. Have You Been Injured in an Accident?


As a Sierra Vista Attorney, I am here to help when you need it most. According to the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (2009), your odds of being injured or killed in a vehicle accident are probably greater than you think. Here is what they have found:  

  •  Approximately 2.21 persons were killed each day.
  • One person was killed every 10.88 hours.
  • There were 138.56 persons injured every day.
  • One person was injured every 10.39 minutes.
  • Alcohol Related crashes accounted for 5.48% of all crashes and 34.41% of all fatal crashes.
  • Of all alcohol related crashes, 75.78% occurred in Urban areas and 24.22% occurred in Rural areas, while 44.26% of all alcohol related fatal crashes occurred in Urban areas and 55.74% occurred in Rural areas.
  • Single vehicle crashes accounted for 17.90% of all crashes and 45.13% of all fatal crashes.
  • Of all Pedestrian crashes, 7.94% were fatal while 1.25% of Pedalcycle crashes were fatal.
  • Crashes which occurred during daylight hours (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) accounted for 73.2% of all crashes.
  • Motor vehicle crashes resulted in $2.757 billion in economic losses to Arizona.
  • Children age 14 and younger accounted for 43 fatalities and 4,093 injuries in motor vehicle crashes.
    • If you have been injured in an accident, give us a call. We can help you deal with the insurance company, getting your vehicle repaired, getting a rental car, and most of all, getting you compensation to deal with your medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering. Keep our telephone number in your phone so you are ready if you should ever need us. Our telephones are answered 24/7.  (520) 459-6400.