Car accidents are a fact of life. In 2020, a total of 35,766 fatal car accidents occurred on roadways across the United States. Another 1,593,390 crashes resulted in injuries and 3,621,681 caused property damage. That means a total of 5,250,837 collisions happened over the course of a single year.
Car accident statistics show just how common collisions are on U.S. roadways. This guide explains, among other things, top causes of crashes, likely victims and states where crashes are most likely to occur.