Illinois Fatal Crash Data for 2009:
A Snapshot View

As of December 31, 2009


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 832
Fatalities 911
Fatalities Last Year to Date 1039
Change -128
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 303
Restraint Not Used or Used Improperly 276
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 158

Highway and Traffic Safety Information

Illinois Fatal Crash Summary