Have you ever wondered how many car crashes there are each year in Odessa? Are you curious as to how our area compares to other parts of the state in terms of injury and fatal accidents. Here is a by-the-numbers look at our statistics in 2013, as provided by the Texas Department of Transportation’s City and County reports.
2,091: The number of vehicle accidents in Odessa in 2013.
19: The number of fatal accidents in Odessa, as well as the number of fatalities from car crashes.
295: That’s how many vehicle accidents there were in Odessa that resulted in serious injuries.
419: The number of people seriously injured in Odessa car accidents during the year.
531: The number of Odessa accidents that resulted in injuries not deemed serious. Incidentally, there were 927 people injured in those accidents whose injuries were determined to be not serious.
59: The number of fatalities from car crashes in Ector County in 2013. These were the result of 51 accidents.
544: The number of people seriously injured in vehicle accidents in Ector county. The injuries were the result of 822 accidents.
3,074: The total number of Ector County motor vehicle accidents in 2013.
53,096: The total number of crashes in the city of Houston in 2013. Houston had the highest number of accidents in the state. Harris County, of which Houston is a part of, also had the highest number of accidents, with 86,898.
12: The total number of crashes in Foard County, Texas, in 2013. Although the county — with a population of fewer than 1,500 — had the smallest number of accidents, they were particularly serious ones, with 2 fatalities and 11 serious injuries.