In 2016, Nebraska reported animal related vehicle crashes:

  • 2,648 reported animal related vehicle crashes, a decrease of 2.3% from the previous year (2,709).
  • 2,417 property damage animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • 230 injuries caused by animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • One fatality due to a deer/vehicle crash.
  • The economic costs in 2016 for crashes involving animals was $19,287,400* (per death not each fatal crash), per nonfatal disabling injury (A) (not each injury crash), visible, but not disabling injury (B), visible, but not disabling injury (C), and per property damage crash.
  • 91.3% of all the animal-related vehicle crashes were property damage only crashes.

*Source: National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2015 Edition for economic projects costs

 

Nebraska Animal-Related / Vehicle Crash Statistics:

 

Animal Related Crash Data

Nebraska Counties with 27 or more Animal Involved Vehicle Crashes in 2016

1. Lancaster  |  142

2. Lincoln  |  116

3. Scotts Bluff  |  92

4. Sarpy  |  84

5. Dawson  |  81

6. Gage  |  81 

7. Buffalo  |  79

8. Douglas  |  79

9. Washington  |  75

10. Hall  |  69

11. Dawes  |  62

12. Morrill  |  61

 

13. Jefferson  |  53

14. Hamilton  |  51

15. Seward  |  50

16. York  |  48

17. Custer  |  46

18. Keith  |  44

19. Merrick  |  44

20. Saline  |  44

21. Saunders  |  38

22. Furnas  |  37

23. Howard  |  37

24. Adams  |  34

25. Cass  |  34

26. Otoe  |  32

27. Platte  |  32

28. Webster  |  32

29. Harlan  |  31

30. Antelope  |  30

31. Kearney  |  30

32. Burt  |  27 

33. Cheyenne  |  27

34. Holt  |  27

35. Red Willow  |  27