WHP releases latest stats; Youth deaths up by 5 so far this year

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Statistics produced by the Wyoming Highway Patrol are used to shape policies, manage and monitor programs, identify problems and opportunities for improvement, track progress and measure change.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol began in May releasing and disseminating monthly statistical information generated by Troopers and calls for service which are received by the agency.

The latest statistics were released on June 21.

1.1 Fatal Crash Summary Through May 31, 2013:

Traffic Deaths 2013 2012 Change over 2012
Deaths 37 43 -6
Fatal Crashes 31 40 -9
Year End Deaths 120

 

1.2 Total Number of Deaths in Type of Crash Through May 31, 2013:

Type of Crash 2013 2012 Change over 2012
Rollover 22 22 0
Multi-car 11 15 -4
Fixed Object 1 2 -1
Motorcycle/ATV 2 1 +1
Pedestrian 2 3 -1
Commercial** 9 11 -2

 

 

 

 

 

** Number not included in total deaths. (Sub crash data)

 

1.3 Alcohol/Drug Related Crashes and Deaths Through May 31, 2013: 

Alcohol/Drug 2013 2012 Change over 2012
Crash*  7  10  -3
Death*  8  10  -2
 Non-Restraint Use*  6  9 -3

 

 

 

*Not all chemical test results available at time of report.

 

 1.4 Non-Use of Occupant Restraint Deaths Through May 31, 2013:

Type of Crash 2013 2012 Change over 2012
Rollover 17 19 -2
Multi-car 5 3 +2
Fixed Object 0 2 -2

 

 

 

 

1.5 Resident vs. Non-Resident Deaths Failing to Use Proper Restraints Through May 31, 2013:

2013 2012 Change over 2012
Wyoming 14 19 -5
Non-residents 8 5 +3

 

 

 

 

1.6 Deaths under the age of 21 Through May 31, 2013: 

2013 2012 Change over 2012
20 Years and Younger 8 3 +5

 

 

 

1.7 Deaths under the age of 21 Failing to Use Proper Restraints Through May 31, 2013: 

2013 2012 Change over 2012
20 Years and Younger 5 5 0

 

 

 

2.  Patrol Investigated Crash Summary Through April 30, 2013:

Year-to-Date Total of WHP Investigated Crashes 2013 2012 2011 2010
Non-Commercial Vehicles 1,660 5,068 5,060 5,097
Commercial Vehicles 454 1,068 1,094 780
Total 2,114 6,136 6,154 5,877

 

 

 

 

3. Wyoming Highway Patrol Field Arrest Activity Through May 31, 2013:

Year-to-Date Total of Persons Arrested 2013 2012 2011 2010
DUI Arrests: Crashes 33 123 124 126
DUI Arrests: Traffic Stops 185 616 618 662
DUI Arrests: REDDI Reports 51 143 149 205
DUI Arrests: Ports of Entry 4 6 13 8
Arrests from NCIC Responses 15 56 47 51
Arrests from Wyoming Warrants 75 186 149 184
Drug Arrests 84 143 174 213
Miscellaneous Arrests 56 154 174 247
State Totals 503 1,427 1,448 1,696

 

 

 

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