Number of Car Crashes in New York

Serious injury in an accident involving a truck, a bus, or another kind of motor vehicle usually results from a failure to follow the traffic rules.

Since New York is one of the most populated states in the country, there is an overwhelming amount of drivers on the roads which results in many automobile accidents that take place each year.

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles releases a Summary of Motor Vehicle Crashes on a yearly basis. The numbers associated with this report are breathtaking. It reminds us of the dangers of driving and the importance to follow the rules on the road to the best of your ability to avoid accidents.

Total Crashes: 294,757
Fatal Crashes: 1,082
Non-Fatal Personal Injury Crashes: 123,296
Reportable Property Damage Crashes: 170,37