Table 1 - Total Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type of Crash: 2000

Table 1 - Total Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type of Crash: 2000

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Type of crash Number
Drivers/occupants killed in single-vehicle crashes 17,471
Drivers/occupants killed in two-vehicle crashes 15,758
Drivers/occupants killed in crashes of three-vehicles or more 3,119
Pedestrians killed in single-vehicle crashes 4,340
Bicyclists killed in single-vehicle crashes 668
Pedestrians/bicyclists killed in multiple-vehicle crashes 448
Others/unknown 141
Total 41,945

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) database, available at http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/, as of April 2002.