In 2015, Nebraska reported animal related vehicle crashes:

  • 2,709 reported animal related vehicle crashes, an increase of 13.7% from the previous year (2,337).
  • 2,511 property damage animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • 195 injuries caused by animal-related vehicle crashes.
  • Four fatality due to a deer/vehicle crash.
  • The economic costs in 2015 for crashes involving animals was $23,643,800* (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.
  • 92.7% of all the animal-related vehicle crashes were property damage only crashes.

*Source: National Safety Council, Injury Facts 2014 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 2015

1. Lancaster  |  196

2. Lincoln  |  116

3. Douglas  |  105

4. Sarpy  |  105

5. Gage  |  97

6. Buffalo  |  79 

7. Dawson  |  79

8. Scotts Bluff  |  77

9. Washington  |  71

10. Cass  |  67

11. Jefferson  |  61

12. Hall  |  60

 

13. Seward  |  60

14. Hamilton  |  54

15. Morrill  |  50

16. Saline  |  48

17. Otoe  |  46

18. Platte  |  43

19. Dawes  |  40

20. Howard  |  40

21.Saunders  |  40

22. Adams  |  39

23. Keith  |  35

24. Merrick  |  35

 

25. York  |  34

26. Furnas  |  33

27. Holt  |  33

28. Gosper  |  31

29. Antelope  |  30

30. Cuming  |  30

31. Harlan  |  30

32. Madison  |  30 

33. Thayer  |  30

34. Custer  |  29

35. Frontier  |  27

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