Persons Killed In Total And Alcohol-Impaired Crashes By Person Type, 2018

 

    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Person type Total killed Number Percent of total killed
Vehicle occupants      
     Driver          18,250            6,022  33% 
     Passenger             5,915            1,761              30
     Unknown occupant                  56                   1                1
     Total          24,221           7,784  32% 
Motorcyclists            4,985           1,549  31% 
Nonoccupants      
     Pedestrian             6,283            1,004              16
     Pedalcyclist                857               130              15
     Other/unknown                214                 44              21
     Total            7,354           1,178  16% 
Total          36,560         10,511  29% 
(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 grams per deciliter or greater, the legal definition of alcohol-impaired driving. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.