Tracy, California Auto Accident Statistics

May 12 18:44 2021 Jeffrey Nadrich Print This Article

A variety of different types of collisions with a variety of circumstances surrounding them occurred in Tracy, California in 2018.

There were 25,Guest Posting500 households in Tracy in 2018, according to Census Bureau data, and the average household in Tracy owns two cars, according to Data USA, meaning the residents of Tracy own about 51,000 cars. The city of Tracy is also located in the middle of a triangle composed of three major highways: the 5, the 205 and the 580.

Auto accidents are bound to occur in a city with 51,000 cars that’s surrounded by three major highways, and 283 traffic collisions occurred in Tracy, CA in 2018, the latest year for which non-provisional data is available, according to UC Berkeley data. These accidents led to 438 people being injured and seven deaths.

82 of the collisions occurred on state highways, accounting for 29 percent of all collisions. 19 of the collisions involved pedestrians, 14 of the collisions involved bicycles and 16 of the collisions involved motorcycles, accounting for 6.7, 4.9 and 5.7 percent of all collisions, respectively.

195 of the collisions involved an injury with a complaint of pain, accounting for 68.9 percent of all collisions. 70 of the collisions involved an “other visible” injury, and 14 of the collisions involved a severe injury, accounting for 24.73 and 4.95 percent of all collisions, respectively. 4 of the collisions were fatal, accounting for 1.41 percent of all collisions.

The most common type of collision was a rear-end collision, which accounted for 128 collisions, or 45.23 percent of collisions. The next most common type of collision was a broadside collision, which accounted for 66 collisions, or 23.32 percent of collisions.

There were 23 sideswipe collisions, 17 hit objects, 15 vehicle/pedestrian collisions, 14 head-on collisions, and nine collisions involving overturned vehicles.

The hours between 3 PM and 5:59 PM were the busiest hours in terms of traffic collisions in Tracy in 2018.

The most common traffic violation to occur in the collisions was unsafe speed. 115 of the collisions, or 40.78 percent, involved unsafe speed. 37 of the collisions involved improper turning and 32 of the collisions involved automobile right of way violations, accounting for 13.12 percent and 11.35 percent of collisions, respectively. 26 of the collisions involved failures to obey traffic signals and signs, and 13 of the collisions involved drugs or alcohol.

Eight of the pedestrian collisions, accounting for 42.11 percent of pedestrian collisions, involved drivers failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians at marked or unmarked crosswalks. Nine of the pedestrian collisions, accounting for 47.37 percent of pedestrian collisions, involved pedestrians crossing in crosswalks at intersections.

327 collision victims sustained possible injuries, 92 collision victims sustained suspected minor injuries, and 19 collision victims sustained suspected serious injuries. 256 people involved in the collisions were drivers and 155 people involved in the collisions were passengers, accounting for 57.53 and 34.83 percent of all collisions. 19 pedestrians and 13 bicyclists were involved in collisions.

The most commonly represented age groups involved in collisions were 15-19 and 20-24.

The intersection of 11th Street and Tracy Boulevard was the most common intersection for collisions to occur within 250 feet of, accounting for 7 collisions. Five collisions occurred at the intersections of 11th Street and Corral Hollow Road, and Corral Hollow Road and Fabian Road. Four collisions occurred at the intersections of Byron Road and Corral Hollow Road, and Grant Line Road and Naglee Road. Three collisions occurred at the intersections of 11th Street and Lammers Road, Central Avenue and Schulte Road, Corral Hollow Road and Grant Line Road, and Larch Road and Tracy Boulevard. Two collisions occurred at the intersection of 10th Street and 11th Street.

For more information on auto accidents in Tracy, consult with Nadrich & Cohen Accident Injury Lawyers.

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Jeffrey Nadrich
Jeffrey Nadrich

Jeffrey Nadrich is the managing partner of Nadrich & Cohen Accident Injury Lawyers, a California personal injury law firm with offices in Tracy, Modesto, Fresno, Palm Desert, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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