This set of data for roadway safety pertains to the severity of injuries during a non-fatal crash event. The IDOT Division of Traffic Safety categorizes injury severity levels as: “A” (most severe), “B” (moderate severity), and “C” (least severe).
There was a total number of 102 “A” injuries (most severe) in the Champaign-Urbana urbanized area in 2017 (the most recent year with data available), a decrease of 11 “A” injuries from 2014. In 2017, the 5-year rolling average of “A” injuries in the urbanized area was 106.8, a 15.0 percent decrease from 125.6 in 2014 (2010-2014).
The table and chart below show the total “A” injuries for the municipalities, and the urbanized area since 2005. Note that the urbanized area boundary, defined in the U.S. Census, changed in 2010.
Historic Total "A" Injuries in the Region
DISCLAIMER: The motor vehicle crash data referenced herein was provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Any conclusions drawn from analysis of the aforementioned data are the sole responsibility of the data recipient(s). Additionally, for coding years 2015 to present, the Bureau of Data Collection uses the exact latitude/longitude supplied by the investigating law enforcement agency to locate crashes. Therefore, location data may vary in previous years since data prior to 2015 was physically located by bureau personnel.
Total Severe Injuries PM Summary
|Goal||Maintain, preserve and operate its existing transportation system in a safe and secure usable state to provide safe, efficient and reliable movement of people, goods, services in the short term, and in the long term, achieve the State’s goal of zero deaths and disabling injuries.|
|Objective||Reduce the total “A” injuries in Champaign-Urbana by 15% by 2020|
|Performance Measure||Total “A” Injuries|
There were 115 total “A” injuries in 2015 in the urbanized area, with a 5-year rolling average of 121.8 “A” injuries, which is a 3.0 percent decrease from 2014. Positive Rating.
There were 114 total “A” injuries in 2016 in the urbanized area, with a 5-year rolling average of 117.4 “A” injuries, which is a 6.5 percent decrease from 2014. Positive Rating.
There were 102 total “A” injuries in 2017 (the most recent year with data available) in the urbanized area, with a 5-year rolling average of 106.8 “A” injuries, which is a 15.0 percent decrease from 2014. Positive Rating.