Oct 25, 2018 · 1 Every year, roughly 1.3 million people die in car accidents worldwide – an average of 3,287 deaths per day. 2 Young adults aged 15-44 account for more than half of all road traffic deaths. 3 Globally, car accidents are the leading cause of death among young adults ages 15-29 – and the 9 th leading cause of death for all people.
Nov 15, 2018 · Among passenger vehicle occupants (drivers and passengers) killed in a crash, a higher proportion of older adults were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash (64% of those ages 65-74 and 69% of those ages 75+) compared with younger adults who ranged from 37% (ages 25-34) to 53% (ages 55-64.
Deaths From Unintentional Injury Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2000–2013; Emergency Department Visits for Motor Vehicle Traffic Injuries: United States, 2010–2011; Emergency Department Visits for Drug Poisoning: United States, 2008-2011; More data: query tools. CDC WONDER-Multiple Cause-of-Death Data.