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ANIMAL-RELATED

In 2014, Nebraska reported animal-related vehicle crashes:

  • 2,337 reported animal-related vehicle crashes, a decrease of 2.5% from the previous year (2,398).
  • 2,167 property damage animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • 204 injuries caused by animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • One fatality due to a deer/vehicle crash.
  • The economic costs in 2014 for crashes involving animals was $25,192,500* (not each fatal crash), per nonfatal disabling injury (A) (not each injury crash), and per property damage crash (including minor injuries, B & C).
  • 92.7% of all the animal-related vehicle crashes were property damage only crashes.
  • *Source: National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2013 Edition for economic projects costs

    Nebraska Animal-Related / Vehicle Crash Statistics:

  • Animal-Involved Crashes By County - 2003-2014
  • Animal / Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type - 2003-2014
  • Cost Estimate for Animal-Involved Motor Vehicle Crashes 2014
  • Reported Animal / Motor Vehicle Crashes by Type  - 2003-2014
  • Deer-Vehicle Collision Information Kit
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    Animal-Related Crash Data

    Nebraska Counties with 23 or more Animal-Involved Vehicle Crashes in 2014

    1 Lancaster 150   19 Saunders 37
    2 Lincoln 110   20 Platte 36
    3 Douglas 92   21 Howard 33
    4 Gage 88   22 Webster 30
    5 Sarpy 84   23 York 30
    6 Washington 78   24 Cheyenne 28
    7 Buffalo 69   25 Furnas 28
    8 Dawson 68   26 Hamilton 28
    9 Jefferson 65   27 Madison 27
    10 Scotts Bluff 61   28 Red Willow 27
    11 Keith 49   29 Adams 26
    12 Hall 47   30 Burt 25
    13 Cass 46   31 Dawes 25
    14 Seward 46   32 Cuming 24
    15 Morrill 44   33 Frontier 24
    16 Merrick 43   34 Antelope 23
    17 Saline 40   35 Dodge 23
    18 Otoe 37   36 Gosper 23

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