Fatal Crashes

Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) in Colorado

 

In 2011, 446 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 274 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol. 

 

Of the 446 fatalities:

  • 46 were pedestrians
  • 75 were motorcyclists
  • 44 were semi-truck involved
 

 

In 2010, 449 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 267 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol. 

 

Of the 449 fatalities:

  • 34 were pedestrians
  • 76 were motorcyclists
  • 42 were semi-truck involved
 

 

In 2009, 465 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 300 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol. 

 

Of the 465 fatalities:

  • 47 were pedestrians
  • 80 were motorcyclists
  • 43 were semi-truck involved
 

 

In 2008, 548 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 340 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol. 

 

Of the 548 fatalities:

  • 42 were pedestrians
  • 83 were motorcyclists
  • 56 were semi-truck involved
 

 

In 2007, 554 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 353 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol.

 

Of the 554 fatalities:

  • 55 were pedestrians
  • 81 were motorcyclists
  • 73 were semi-truck involved
 
 

In 2006, 534 people were killed in Colorado Motor Vehicle involved crashes. 345 of these fatalities were in crashes investigated by the Colorado State Patrol.

 

Of the 534 fatalities:

  • 54 were pedestrians
  • 71 were motorcyclists
  • 51 were semi-truck involved
 

 

For information regarding fatal automotive crashes nationwide, visit the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, NHTSA, website by clicking here.

 
 

2012 Fatal Summaries

Current through 8/27/2012

 
2011
2012
Difference
Total Fatalities
282
286
1.4%
Total Crashes
259
259
0.0%
CSP
166
175
5.4%
Denver
20
24
20.0%
Other Cities
88
80
-9.1%
Pedestrians
30
36
20.0%
Motorcyclists
59
47
-20.3%
Commercial Vehicle
25
27
8.0%
 
 

2011 Fatal Summaries

 
2010
2011
Difference
Total Fatalities
449
446
-0.7%
Total Crashes
410
393
-4.1%
CSP
267
274
2.6%
Denver
40
33
-17.5%
Other Cities
127
121
-4.7%
Pedestrians
34
46
35.3%
Motorcyclists
76
75
-1.3%
Commercial Vehicle
42
44
4.8%
 
 

2010 Fatal Summaries

 
2009
2010
Difference
Total Fatalities
465
449
-3.4%
Total Crashes
437
401
-8.2%
CSP
300
267
-11.0%
Denver
36
40
11.1%
Other Cities
122
127
4.1%
Pedestrians
47
34
-27.7%
Motorcyclists
80
76
-5.0%
Commercial Vehicle
43
42
-2.3%
 
 

2009 Fatal Summaries

 
2008
2009
Difference
Total Fatalities
547
465
-15.0%
Total Crashes
472
437
-7.4%
CSP
340
300
-11.8%
Denver
46
36
-21.7%
Other Cities
151
127
-19.2%
Pedestrians
44
47
6.8%
Motorcyclists
86
80
-7.0%
Commercial Vehicle
57
43
-24.6%
 
 

2008 Fatal Summaries

 
2007
2008
Difference
Total Fatalities
554
547
-3.1%
Total Crashes
509
462
-9.2%
CSP
353
340
-3.4%
Denver
38
46
21.1%
Other Cities
153
140
-8.5%
Pedestrians
58
42
-27.6%
Motorcyclists
79
83
5.1%
Commercial Vehicle
64
56
-12.5%
 
 

2007 Fatal Summaries

 
2006
2007
Difference
Total Fatalities
534
553
3.6%
Total Crashes
483
508
5.2%
CSP
345
353
2.3%
Denver
35
38
8.6%
Other Cities
141
152
7.8%
Pedestrians
54
55
1.9%
Motorcyclists
71
81
14.1%
Commercial Vehicle
70
73
4.3%
 
 

2006 Fatal Summaries

 
2005
2006
Difference
Total Fatalities
606
534
-12%
Total Crashes
552
483
-13%
CSP
374
345
-8%
Denver
53
35
-34%
Other Cities
163
140
-14%
Pedestrians
48
53
10%
Motorcyclists
83
71
-14%
Commercial Vehicle
53
51
-4%

2012 Fatality Chart