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2020 Ohio Auto Accident Statistics

With well over 11 million residents, Ohio is the seventh most populated state in the country. As a result, automobile accidents are an everyday occurrence. The Ohio Department of Public Safety published a list of crash statistics for some of the largest counties in the state.

If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact the Ohio car accident attorneys at Elk & Elk.

Cuyahoga County General Crash Statistics

Date range: 01/01/2020 – 06/28/2020

  • One person was killed every 98.2 hours.
  • Approximately 25.6 persons injured per day.
  • One person was injured every 56.2 minutes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 3.3% of all crashes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 20.5% of all fatalities.
  • 46.1% of all crashes occurred during the daylight.

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  • Motor vehicle crashes killed 1 child and injured 276 children through age 14.

Franklin County General Crash Statistics

Date range: 01/01/2020 – 06/28/2020

  • One person was killed every 90 hours.
  • Approximately 25.4 persons injured per day.
  • One person was injured every 56.7 minutes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 4.5% of all crashes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 18.8% of all fatalities.
  • 42.5% of all crashes occurred during the daylight.
  • Motor vehicle crashes killed one child and injured 312 children through age 14.

Hamilton County General Crash Statistics

Date range: 01/01/2020 – 06/28/2020

  • One person was killed every 227.4 hours.
  • Approximately 20.9 persons injured per day.
  • One person was injured every 68.9 minutes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 2.7% of all crashes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 26.3% of all fatalities.
  • 50.2% of all crashes occurred during the daylight.
  • Motor vehicle crashes injured 254 children through age 14.

Montgomery County General Crash Statistics

Date range: 01/01/2020 – 06/28/2020

  • One person was killed every 144 hours.
  • Approximately 11.7 persons injured per day.
  • One person was injured every 122.7 minutes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 3.8% of all crashes.
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 10% of all fatalities.
  • 45.4% of all crashes occurred during the daylight.
  • Motor vehicle crashes killed 1 child and injured 179 children through age 14.

Were You in an Accident?

If you or a loved one were in a motor vehicle accident, you’re not alone. At Elk & Elk, we can answer any questions you have about the insurance process, your legal options and how to seek treatment for your injuries. For a free consultation, call 1-800-ELK-OHIO or contact us online.