Washington State 2019 Car Accident Statistics

Washington State 2019 Car Accident Statistics

Unfortunately, car accidents are a common occurrence on U.S. roads, with many resulting in serious injury or death.

Below are the 2019 car accident statistics for the state of Washington:

2019 Overall Statistics

The Washington State Department of Transportation Crash Data Portal provides crash information for accidents that occurred statewide. According to the 2019 data, there were 45,524 accidents on all roads. Of those:

  • 235 were fatal crashes
  • 973 were suspected of serious injury accidents
  • 2,798 were suspected of minor injury accidents
  • 9,412 were possible injury crashes
  • 32,106 were no apparent injury collisions

Causes of Car Accidents

The Portal’s 2019 data shows that numerous factors were involved in statewide accidents, including:

  • Teen drivers: 6,037
  • Distracted drivers: 4,091
  • Drunk drivers: 3,092
  • Teen distracted drivers: 432

Accidents involving teen drivers include 17 fatal crashes, 75 suspected serious injury, and 316 suspected minor injuries.

Distracted driving overall resulted in 33 fatal, 91 suspected serious injury, and 273 suspected minor injury crashes.

In accidents that involved teen distracted drivers, 4 were fatal, 9 were suspected of serious injury, and 27 were suspected minor injuries.

For alcohol-related accidents, 45 were fatal, 219 were suspected of serious injury, and 333 were suspected minor injury collisions.

Contact Kornfeld Law for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one were injured in a collision that was caused by another individual, you might be able to initiate a claim to recover compensation for damages. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping accident victims pursue legal to help them get the money they need for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain/suffering. Backed by over 30 years of legal experience, we know how to provide the guidance you need to navigate your case.

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