Fatal Crashes By First Harmful Event, Type Of Collision, 2019

 

Type of collision Number Percent of total fatal crashes
Collision with moving motor vehicle    
Angle 6,039 18.2%
Rear end 2,346 7.1
Sideswipe 913 2.7
Head on 3,613 10.9
Other/unknown 155 0.5
     Total 13,066 39.3%
Collision with fixed object    
Pole/post 1,363 4.1
Culvert/curb/ditch 2,199 6.6
Shrubbery/tree 2,446 7.4
Guard rail 851 2.6
Embankment 831 2.5
Bridge 186 0.6
Other/unknown 1,636 4.9
     Total 9,512 28.6%
Collision with object, not fixed    
Parked motor vehicle 411 1.2
Animal 175 0.5
Pedestrian 5,804 17.5
Pedalcyclist 830 2.5
Train 98 0.3
Other/unknown 429 1.3
     Total 7,747 23.3%
Noncollision    
Rollover 2,498 7.5
Other/unknown 363 1.1
     Total 2,861 8.6%
Total 33,244 (1)  100.0%
(1) Includes 58 fatal crashes with unknown first harmful events. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.