McKinley County
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 38,483 licensed drivers in McKinley County. Of these, there were 20,725 females and 17,758 males. The population of McKinley County was 71,797. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 1,299, yielding a crash rate of 18 per thousand people (total number of crashes 1,299 divided by total population 71,797 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2001 to 2010 the number of crashes has shown no trend. Fatal and injury crashes have also shown no trend from 2001 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has decreased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has increased. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has increased since last year.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 536 people convicted of DWI in McKinley County, 43 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 232 divided by the total number of people convicted 536 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles were the most common class, accounting for 57 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Overturns, Parked vehicles, Fixed objects, Pedestrians and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 41 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 29 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 71 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Other, Excessive speed and Driver inattention. There were 22 fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 58 percent of drivers in crashes and 74 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 46 percent of licensed drivers in McKinley County. 12 pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, four "Teenagers" and three Young Adults were killed in crashes in McKinley County. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in McKinley County 10 percent (12 of 117) were under 21.


  • 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 county population data is from the most current 2010 census counts.
  • 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. (e.g. male and female driver counts do not always add up to the total number of licensed drivers because the gender of some drivers is not reported)





Crashes in McKinley County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in McKinley County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
  




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in McKinley County, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 19        8        19        9        20        16       
 Incapacitating injury 72        11        62        17        33        5       
 Visible injury 111        9        100        6        73        4       
 Complaint of injury 305        3        312        3        308        5       
 Unhurt 2,428        21        2,331        16        2,069        10       
 Total 2,935        52        2,824        51        2,503        40       


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in McKinley County, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   345             232          
 2nd   132             144          
 3rd   34             76          
 4th   19             44          
 5th   5             23          
 6th   1             13          
 7th   0             3          
 8th   0             1          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   536             536          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2011 for
violations in 2010 in McKinley County.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.





DWI Arrests in McKinley County
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders, 2005-2010
Crashes in McKinley County
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement, 2010
  


Crashes in McKinley County by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 734       57         8       36         197       11       371      
Pedestrian 12       1         1       5         11       1       11      
Fixed object 213       16         3       14         44       3       63      
Veh. on other roadway 3       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 94       7         1       5         3       1       7      
Overturn 123       9         9       41         60       10       106      
Other non-collision 37       3         0       0         8       0       8      
Pedalcyclist 5       0         0       0         4       0       4      
Railroad train 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Animal 55       4         0       0         11       0       16      
Other object 22       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 1,299       100         22       100         338       26       586      


Crashes in McKinley County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 898       41         13       41         260       14       262      
Pickup 650       29         10       31         153       7       141      
Semi 131       6         2       6         30       0       16      
Bus 8       0         0       0         2       0       0      
Motorcycle 24       1         1       3         17       1       23      
Pedalcyclist 6       0         0       0         5       0       5      
Pedestrian 12       1         1       3         11       1       11      
Van/4 WD 368       17         5       16         93       3       123      
Other 43       2         0       0         3       0       2      
Unknown 77       3         0       0         10       0       3      
Total 2,217       100         32       100         584       26       586      





Crashes in McKinley County by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 135       10         10       45         54       14       109      
Red light running 62       5         0       0         22       0       33      
Failing to yield 141       11         1       5         39       1       74      
Excessive speed 220       17         3       14         61       3       102      
Driving left of center 15       1         0       0         4       0       9      
Following too close 127       10         0       0         40       0       50      
Improper turning 54       4         1       5         12       1       25      
Improper overtaking 6       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 34       3         1       5         4       1       7      
Driver inattention 186       14         5       23         40       5       83      
Improper driving 27       2         0       0         4       0       5      
Other 292       22         1       5         58       1       89      
Total 1,299       100         22       100         338       26       586      




Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in McKinley County, 2010





People in Crashes by Age and Sex in McKinley County, 2010

Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in McKinley County, 2010

People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in McKinley County, 2010



Pedestrians in Crashes in McKinley County
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement, 2006-2010
Pedestrians in Crashes in McKinley County
by Age Group, 2006-2010
  


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in McKinley County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 92         2         23           139         1         55        
Pickup 46         2         12           65         0         13        
Semi 1         0         0           2         0         1        
Bus 0         0         0           2         0         1        
Motorcycle 1         0         1           2         0         2        
Pedestrian 0         0         0           3         0         3        
Van/4 WD 20         0         9           33         1         9        
Other 0         0         0           4         0         0        
Unknown 1         0         0           2         0         1        
Total 161         4         45           252         2         85        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in McKinley County, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 4       63       3       10         3       67       3       17      
2009 2       72       1       12         1       66       1       20      
2008 2       52       0       10         6       70       5       17      
2007 4       68       2       8         2       68       1       22      
2006 2       95       2       18         7       89       7       19      
2005 7       96       2       12         5       91       4       20      
2004 2       121       1       26         8       97       3       24      
2003 2       123       0       19         3       112       2       34      
2002 5       134       2       35         5       145       4       44      
2001 4       139       2       25         1       130       1       34