Illinois Fatal Crash Data for 2017:
A Snapshot View

As of October 17, 2017


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 783
Fatalities 854
Fatalities Last Year to Date 856
Change -2
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 235
Restraint Not Used or Used Improperly 183
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 137

Highway and Traffic Safety Information

Illinois Fatal Crash Summary