Table 4 Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol involvement: 2000

Table 4 Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol involvement: 2000

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  Fatalities Alcohol involvement Percent
Occupants 36,249 14,108 38.9
Single-vehicle crashes 17,430 8,665 49.7
Two-vehicle crashes 15,714 4,539 28.9
More than two-vehicle crashes 3,105 905 29.1
Pedestrians 4,739 2,241 47.3
Single-vehicle crashes 4,313 2,016 46.7
Multiple-vehicle crashes 426 226 53.4
Pedalcyclists 690 257 37.2
Single-vehicle crashes 664 247 37.1
Multiple-vehicle crashes 26 10 40.0
Others/unknown 143 46 32.2
Total 41,821 16,653 39.8

Note: A fatal crash is considered alcohol-related if either a driver or a nonmotorist had a measurable or estimated blood alcohol concentration of 0.01 grams per deciliter or above.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, personal communications, February 2002.