Illinois Fatal Crash Data for 2004:
A Snapshot View

As of December 31, 2004


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 1224
Fatalities 1355
Fatalities Last Year to Date 1169
Change +186
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 431
Restraint Not Used or Used Improperly 465
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 1

Highway and Traffic Safety Information

Illinois Fatal Crash Summary