Table 4 Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol Involvement: 2001

Table 4 Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol Involvement: 2001

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Number of vehicles Fatalities Alcohol
involvement
Percent
Occupants 36,386 14,759 40.6
Single-vehicle crashes 17,747 9,005 50.7
Two-vehicle crashes 15,578 4,748 30.5
More than two-vehicle crashes 3,061 1,006 32.9
Pedestrians 4,882 2,369 48.5
Single-vehicle crashes 4,461 2,117 47.5
Multiple-vehicle crashes 421 252 59.9
Pedalcyclists 728 281 38.6
Single-vehicle crashes 705 268 38.0
Multiple-vehicle crashes 23 12 52.2
Others/unknown 120 39 32.5
Total 42,116 17,448 41.4

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: USDOT, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, personal communication, Sept. 10, 2002.