MPD Pedestrian Statistics

On average, 265 bicycle and 600 pedestrian crashes are reported to the Metropolitan Police Department each year in the District of Columbia. Approximately 2,700 pedestrians and bicyclists are injured every year in the Washington region, and 89 are killed. Pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities accounted for 23% of the total traffic fatalities in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland and northern Virginia from 2004-2008.

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MPD also provides statistics on pedestrian collisions in DC:

Year
Collisions Involving Pedestrian Fatalities
Total Collisions
2000
19
52
2001
14
73
2002
9
50
2003
21
70
2004
10
45
2005
16
49
2006
17
41
2007
25
54
2008
15
40

and basic information on pedestrians injured in traffic collisions between 2000 and 2007

Year
Pedestrian Injuries
Total Persons Injured
Percent of Total Injuries
2000
586
10,107
6%
2001
675
10,758
6%
2002
572
8,775
7%
2003
649
8,223
7%
2004
723
8,054
9%
2005
782
7,555
10%
2006
725
7,053
10%
2007
608
6,452
9%

We were unable to find similar data for cyclists.

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