Clark County, Nevada Car Accident Statistics
When driving around the Las Vegas valley, it is not at all uncommon to hit stop-and-go traffic due to a crash at any point in the day.
A recent report by the Zero Fatalities Campaign indicates that between 2018-2019, there was an astounding 381 car crashes and 410 fatalities in Clark County, NV alone.
42 percent of all car accidents in Las Vegas are caused by drunk drivers, specifically on the I-15.
Car crashes causing serious injury in Clark County, NV (2007-2017):
- 2007: 1,930 crashes
- 2008: 1,558 crashes
- 2009: 1,412 crashes
- 2010: 1,328 crashes
- 2011: 1,219 crashes
- 2012: 1,099 crashes
- 2013: 1,196 crashes
- 2014: 1,206 crashes
- 2015: 1,195 crashes
- 2016: 1,200 crashes
- 2017: 1,206 crashes
Based on data derived from the Office of Traffic Safety, within the span of a decade, the number of serious injuries caused by Las Vegas car accidents averages out to about 1,460 each year. The total number of traffic fatalities for this time span averages out to about 290 each year.