*Data is current through 03/09/2018. The results of these queries are dependent on current records in the database. A maximum of 4 years can be displayed at a time. Crashes in officer reports with no location or non-specific information will appear in the center of the area searched. If a more detailed study is necessary, please contact the Office of Accident Records at (605) 773-3868.
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Number of crashes resulting in fatalities, injuries or property damage.
Instances of crashes each hour or per daypart.
Crashes occurring in each South Dakota county.
Unsafe behavior or negligence contributing to crashes.
Note: The investigating officer may assign from zero to two contributing circumstances to each driver, therefore, the number of drivers in motor vehicle crashes does not equal the number of contributing circumstances.
DISTRACTED: includes cell phones, distracted driving and other electronic devices.
OTHER: includes drugs-medication, drugs-other, failed to yield to pedestrian, illegally in roadway, illness, improper lane change, improper parking, improper signal or failure to signal, improper start from parked position, physical impairment and other driver contributing factors.
NOT STATED: includes first harmful event of animal hit for propety damage only crashes
Percentage of crashes where safety belts, restraints or helmets were used.
Type of vechile involved in crash.
Type of crash and the vehicle, person, animal or object first impacted.
Road surface and type where crashes occurred.
Road factors such as gravel, oil, snow or ice that may be contributing factors.
Age of drivers involved in crashes.
Gender of drivers involved in crashes.
License status of drivers involved in crashes.
South Dakota residency of drivers involved in crashes.