Georgia Pedestrian Statistics
Pedestrian Fatalities: Georgia 1994-2008
From 2000 through 2008, 9.4 percent of the people killed in motor vehicle crashes in Georgia were pedestrians. In 2008, 146 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes. Pedestrian fatalities accounted for 10 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities in 2008.
Total Pedestrian Fatalities by County 2004-2008
42 percent of all pedestrian fatalities from 2004-2008 are with Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Bibb counties. Fulton County has the highest pedestrian crashes, with 24 pedestrian fatalities in 2008 and over 90 pedestrian fatalities since 2004.
Georgia Injuries and Fatalities for Pedestrians Involved in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Year
From 2000 to 2008, 1,390 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes and 18,383 were injured. Preliminary data from the Georgia Department of Transportation estimates pedestrian fatalities to be 150 in 2009.
2008 Pedestrian Crashes by Age Group, Gender, and Injury Severity
Males make up a greater proportion of pedestrian crashes (63%) in 2008. Person ages 25-34 are more likely to be in pedestrian crashes, with 360 incidences among this group occurring in 2008. Older persons above 55 years of age, tend suffer more severe injuries and fatalities per crash in comparison to other age groups; 14 percent of crashes among this group result in fatalities.
Pedestrian Fatalities and Injuries by Age Group, 2003-2008