Motor vehicle crashes account for high economic loss and societal impact for residents of the OKI region. Impacts include loss of life, decreased quality of life due to injuries, lost productivity, medical and legal costs, and property damages. The data below shows five-year averages (2009-13 and 2010-14) of fatalities and injuries along with crash rates per 100 million vehicle miles traveled for all public roads in the OKI region.
|10-14 annual average||11-15 annual average
|Serious Injury Crashes||990||958|
|Serious Injury Rate||4.19||4.13|
Crash Rate Data Throughout the Region
Bike and Pedestrian
Bicyclists and pedestrians account for 14% of all transportation related fatalities. The vulnerability of bicyclists and pedestrians, coupled with the increasing popularity of bicycling, contributes to this important safety concern. The data below shows five-year annual averages (2009-13 and 2010-14) of crashes, injuries and fatalities along all public roads in the OKI region.
|09-13 annual average||10-14 annual average
|Bicycle Serious Injuries||26||25|
|Pedestrian Serious Injuries||110||111|
|Bicycle and Pedestrian Fatalities||17||18|
|Bicycle and Pedestrian Serious Injuries||137||136|
|Percent of all Transportation Serious Injuries from Bicyclists or Pedestrians ||12%||11%|
|Percent of all Transportation Fatalities from Bicyclists or Pedestrians||14%||15%|