Anaheim, CA Traffic Accidents -Top Car Injury Accident Lawyers in Anaheim

Anaheim is the most populated city in Orange County, California.  According to the U.S. Census, the population of Anaheim in 2019 was 350,365.

Anyone who lives in or drives through Anaheim, CA already knows that auto accidents are a common occurrence.

Below are some auto accident statistics gathered from various sources that include the total number of accidents, number of injury accidents, number of fatal accidents, types of accidents, cause of accidents, and the day and time of accidents.

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Anaheim, CA Motor Vehicle Car Accidents - 2019

Overall Anaheim, CA Auto / Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • 2,343  
  • Total Victims  20 killed & 3,455 Injured
  • State Highway 894 (38.2%)  
  • Ped Collisions  116 (5%)  
  • Bike Collisions  97 (4.1%)  
  • Motorcycle Collisions  148 (6.3%)

How many injury car accidents are there in Anaheim, CA?

In 2019 there were a total of 2,343 motor vehicle injury accidents, with a total of 3,455 people reporting injuries.

How many fatal auto accidents occur in Anaheim, CA?

There were 20 fatal car accidents in Anaheim in 2019 which was .85% of all reported traffic accidents.
Anaheim CA Traffic Accidents
Collision Severity
 
Count
 
%
 
1 – Fatal200.85%
2 – Injury (Severe)1034.40%
3 – Injury (Other Visible)87837.47%
4 – Injury (Complaint of Pain)134257.28%

What are the most common types of car accidents in Anaheim, CA?

In 2019 the most common type of car accidents in Anaheim were rear end accidents with 887 or 37.86% of total accidents. Broadside accidents were the second most common with 669 or 28.55% of all accidents. Other types of accidents include: sideswipe (252), hit object (206), head-on (126), vehicle/pedestrian (108), overturned (58).
Type of Collision
 
Count
 
%
 
– – Not Stated291.24%
A – Head-On1265.38%
B – Sideswipe25210.76%
C – Rear End88737.86%
D – Broadside66928.55%
E – Hit Object2068.79%
F – Overturned582.48%
G – Vehicle/Pedestrian1084.61%
H – Other80.34%

What day and time do the most car accidents occur in Anaheim, CA?

As can be expected the most auto accidents in Anaheim, CA occured during the work week (Monday - Friday) in 2019. Most car accidents occured on Fridays between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Daily morning and afternoon rush hour is when most accidents tend to occur in Anaheim.
Time and Day of Traffic Accidents in Anaheim

What are the most common causes of car accidents in Anaheim, CA?

In 2019 the most common cause of auto accidents by far in Anaheim was "unsafe speed" accounting for 820 or 35.07% of total accidents. Failure of right of way was the second most common cause resulting in 427 or 18.26% of all accidents. Other causes of accidents include: improper turning (272), traffic signals and signs (206), driving under the influence of alcohol DUI or drugs (181), unsafe lane changes (149), pedestrian right of way (42), wrong side of road (54).
Common Causes of Traffic Accidents in Anaheim
PCF Violation
 
Count
 
%
 
00 – Unknown552.35%
01 – Driving or Bicycling Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug1817.74%
03 – Unsafe Speed82035.07%
04 – Following Too Closely70.30%
05 – Wrong Side of Road542.31%
06 – Improper Passing60.26%
07 – Unsafe Lane Change1496.37%
08 – Improper Turning27211.63%
09 – Automobile Right of Way42718.26%
10 – Pedestrian Right of Way421.80%
11 – Pedestrian Violation351.50%
12 – Traffic Signals and Signs2068.81%
13 – Hazardous Parking30.13%
14 – Lights10.04%
15 – Brakes10.04%
16 – Other Equipment20.09%
17 – Other Hazardous Violation60.26%
18 – Other Than Driver (or Pedestrian)291.24%
21 – Unsafe Starting or Backing271.15%
22 – Other Improper Driving150.64%

Where are the most car accidents in Anaheim, CA?

As can be seen in the map below the majority of car accidents in Anaheim in 2019 were clustered near Disneyland and between the 91, I5 and 57 Freeways. The numbers in the map pins denote the number of accidents in that area.
Anaheim Car Accidents Map

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