Illinois Fatal Crash Data for 2016:
A Snapshot View

As of May 20, 2016


The fatality data provided below is provisional and is based on information submitted to IDOT for fatal motor vehicle related crashes occurring on Illinois public roadways. The data is updated as information is received from various agencies throughout the state. Fatalities include motor vehicle occupants (drivers and passengers) and non-occupants (pedestrians, pedalcyclists, etc.) killed in the crash.
Fatal Crashes 353
Fatalities 372
Fatalities Last Year to Date 316
Change +56
Restraint Usage: Data does not include fatalities where restraint usage was unknown. (Example: an emergency rescue team arrives before the police, and usage is not reported.)
Restraint Used 138
Restraint Not Used or Used Improperly 92
Driver Licensing: Fatal crashes where driver(s), either surviving or deceased, did not have a valid driver's license at the time of the crash. Data includes drivers who were unlicensed, suspended, revoked, expired, cancelled or denied.
Unlicensed Drivers 50

Highway and Traffic Safety Information

Illinois Fatal Crash Summary