Interactive: See every 2012 fatal car wreck in Sacramento

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 - 5:20 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 - 11:14 am

The number of people killed on the Sacramento region's roads increased 5 percent from 2011 to 2012, new federal data show.

Last year, 179 people in the four-county region died during car accidents, up from 171 the prior year.

About one-third of the wrecks involved alcohol. Roughly 56 percent happened at night. Saturday was the most common day for fatal wrecks. Roughly one-fourth of those killed were pedestrians or cyclists traveling outside of a motor vehicle.

This map shows every fatal car accident in 2012. Click a marker to see details of each accident.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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