Auto Accident Statistics

Each year, a staggering number of motorists are involved in auto accidents. The damage and injuries sustained in these accidents range in severity from minor to devastating, and result in a surprising and sobering amount of fatalities. This list of auto accident statistics will amaze you and hopefully inspire you to use extreme caution when you get behind the wheel.

Auto Accident Statistics:

  • According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year- that is 3,287 deaths per day on average! Of these road traffic deaths, more than half occur among young adults ages 15-24.
  • In addition to the fatalities sustained in auto accidents each year, 20-50 million people are injured per year in car accidents. (
  • Road traffic crashes account for 2.2% of all deaths worldwide, ranking as the ninth leading cause of death. (
  • Even though they have less than half of all the vehicles in the world, over 90% of all auto fatalities occur in countries that have low or middle income. (
  • The Association for Safe International Road Travel predicts that auto accidents are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030.

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