In 2008, the statewide economic cost of car accidents was $2.85 billion. The Arizona Department of Transportation will release statistics for last year in the coming weeks. Statewide, a total of 119,588 Arizona traffic accidents, injured 37,180 motorists, including 842 fatal accidents that claimed 937 lives.
Economic Cost of Arizona Traffic Accidents
Fatal Accidents: $1.07 billion Critical Injuries: $353 million Other Injuries: $421 million Possible Injuries: $376 million Property Damage: $624 million
Average cost per Arizona Traffic Crash:
-Fatality: $1.1 million -Serious Injury: $66,300 -Other Injury: $21,420 -Possible Injury: $12,138 -Property Damage: $7,650
Arizona counties with the highest cost for motor vehicle crashes
-Maricopa County: $1.5 billion -Pima County: $444 million -Pinal County: $149 million -Mohave County: $121 million -Coconino County: $118 million -Yavapai County: $105 million -Yuma County: $74 million -Cochise County: $68 million -Apache County: $66 million -Navajo County: $63 million
Arizona Traffic Crashes by County:
-Maricopa: 78,034 -Pima: 18,218 -Coconino: 4,311 -Yavapai: 3,479 -Pinal: 3,249 -Mohave: 3,025 -Yuma: 2,879 -Cochise: 1,883 -Navajo: 1,286 -Gila: 1,063
If you or a loved one is injured in an Arizona car crash, the Phoenix injury attorneys at Abels & Annes offer free and confidential consultations to discuss your rights. Call (602) 819-5191.