The table below shows the motor vehicle fatality rate in the United States by year from 1899 through 2016. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 2016 data shows 37,461 people were killed in 34,436 motor vehicle crashes , an average of 102 per day.
Deaths From Unintentional Injury Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2000–2013 Emergency Department Visits for Motor Vehicle Traffic Injuries: United States, 2010–2011 Trends in Unintentional injuries from Health, United States
According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries caused an estimated 1.25 million deaths worldwide in the year 2010. That is, one person is killed every 25 seconds. That is, one person is killed every 25 seconds.
Road crashes are the leading cause of death among young people ages 15-29, and the second leading cause of death worldwide among young people ages 5-14. Each year nearly 400,000 people under 25 die on the world's roads, on average over 1,000 a day.
According to its estimates, 40,200 people died in accidents involving motor vehicles in 2016, a 6 percent rise from the year before.
In 2016, there was a drastic increase in fatal deaths due to car accidents – the deadliest year on the roads in a decade. This number rose 14% since 2014 , compared to a 7.7% increase in 2014 and .5% decrease from the previous year.
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The children that have died from vehicular heatstroke in the United States (1998-October 2016) have ranged in age from 5 days to 14 years. More than half of the deaths are children under 2 years of age. Below are the percentage of total (695) deaths (and the number of deaths).
Fatal Car Crash Statistics Data Average number of people killed on US roads each day 80 Average number of non-fatal car crashes each year 5,400,000 Fatal Car Crashes by Year ... Skip to content Menu
This resulted in 11.6 deaths per 100,000 people and 1.16 deaths per 100 million miles traveled. The fatality rate per 100,000 people ranged from 4.0 in the District of Columbia to 23.1 in Mississippi.