Interactive: See every 2012 fatal car wreck in Sacramento
11/20/2013 5:05 PM
11/21/2013 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
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.