Isleta Community Report, 2008

Demographics

An updated licensed driver count is not available for Isleta for 2008. The total number of crashes in 2008 was 114.

General Crash Information

From 1999 to 2008 the number of crashes has shown no trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown a downward trend from 2004 to 2007. Belt usage (as a percentage) has increased from last year, while belt usage in crashes involving visible and incapacitating injuries has also increased.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 21 people convicted of DWI in Isleta, 86 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 18 divided by the total number of people convicted 21 times 100). The corresponding percent for the state is 68.

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 60 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Overturns resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 55 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 26 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 73 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Driver inattention, Excessive speed and Other. There was one fatal crash in 2008. The top contributing factor for the fatal crash was Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 66 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Isleta. No pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2008. In 2008, no 'Teenagers' or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Isleta. Statewide 14 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Isleta 8 percent (1 of 12) were under 21.

Note: The 1999 crash file contains 15% fewer crashes than the 1998 file. This may be due to problems implementing the new system after the old system failed, or to under reporting. Care should be used in interpreting differences between 1999 and other years in this report.


  • Location of arrest/conviction was determined by police agency/court location, not driver residence.
  • Crashes and drivers were counted by the city of occurrence/residence.
  • Population was counted according to the Census definition.
         The city population data is from the most current 2008 estimates.
  • Young adults are people between the ages of 20 and 24.
  • 'Teenagers' are people between the ages of 15 and 19.
  • Tables only include variable values for which there are data.





Crashes in Isleta
by Alcohol Involvement
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Isleta
by Alcohol Involvement
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Isleta, 2008 - 2006
Injury Level 2008 2007 2006
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 1        1        2        0        0        0       
 Incapacitating injury 8        0        7        3        8        4       
 Visible injury 11        0        13        0        5        0       
 Complaint of injury 34        0        20        1        30        1       
 Unhurt 169        0        84        2        110        1       
 Total 223        1        126        6        153        6       

Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Isleta, 2008
Convictions Since 2004 Since 1984
 1st   18             15          
 2nd   3             3          
 3rd   0             2          
 4th   0             0          
 5th   0             0          
 6th   0             1          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   21             21          
   Convictions are counts of people
convicted of DWI by 7/2009 for
violations in 2008 in Isleta.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.



DWI Arrests in Isleta
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders
Crashes in Isleta
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement
   


Crashes in Isleta by Class, 2008
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 68       60         0       0         24       0       41      
Fixed object 28       25         0       0         8       0       12      
Overturn 8       7         1       100         2       1       4      
Other non-collision 2       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Animal 2       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Other object 6       5         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 114       100         1       100         35       1       58      

Crashes in Isleta by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 104       55         0       0         34       0       30      
Pickup 49       26         1       100         13       1       12      
Semi 3       2         0       0         2       0       0      
Motorcycle 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Van/4 WD 22       12         0       0         12       0       14      
Other 3       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Unknown 7       4         0       0         1       0       0      
Total 189       100         1       100         64       1       58      


Crashes in Isleta by Top Contributing Factor, 2008
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 13       11         1       100         2       1       4      
Red light running 4       4         0       0         2       0       7      
Failing to yield 9       8         0       0         3       0       6      
Excessive speed 23       20         0       0         9       0       12      
Driving left of center 3       3         0       0         2       0       3      
Following too close 14       12         0       0         5       0       9      
Improper overtaking 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 5       4         0       0         1       0       2      
Driver inattention 27       24         0       0         8       0       12      
Other 15       13         0       0         3       0       3      
Total 114       100         1       100         35       1       58      

People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Isleta, 2008


People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Isleta, 2008






Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Isleta, 2008





Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Isleta, 2008

Pedestrians in Crashes in Isleta
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement
Pedestrians in Crashes in Isleta
by Age Group
   


"Teenagers" and Young Adults in Crashes in Isleta by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 20         0         6           23         0         6        
Pickup 4         0         2           6         0         2        
Van/4 WD 2         0         1           2         0         2        
Other 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Total 27         0         10           31         0         10        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Isleta, 1999-2008
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2008 0       12       0       0         0       9       0       0      
2007 1       10       0       1         0       3       0       1      
2006 0       7       0       1         0       10       0       0      
2005 2       8       2       2         0       11       0       3      
2004 0       9       0       0         2       8       2       1      
2003 0       0       0       0         0       4       0       0      
2002 0       0       0       0         0       7       0       2      
2001 0       9       0       1         0       10       0       1      
2000 1       13       0       2         0       8       0       0      
1999 0       9       0       0         0       9       0       1