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Driving Accidents In The County: Part 1

January 22, 1988

Although the total number of injuries on Orange County's roads and highways steadily increased during the first nine months of 1986, the number of fatalities zig-zagged from 83 in the first quarter, down to 69 in the second quarter, to a high of 84 during the third quarter.

Orange County had the fifth highest number of fatalities in the state behind Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties. The county was second to Los Angeles County in the total number of road injuries.

Anaheim and Santa Ana rank first and second respectively in the total number of motor vehicle deaths and injuries.

Tomorrow: Orange County accident-rate data from the California Highway Patrol.

FIRST QUARTER MOTOR VEHICLE VICTIM DATA: For Jan. 1 through Mar. 31, 1987

*--* Total Motor Veh Drivers Passengers City Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Anaheim 12 1,055 7 672 3 328 Brea 2 97 2 62 0 29 Buena Park 4 191 3 125 0 50 Costa Mesa 3 236 3 148 0 75 Cypress 0 95 0 51 0 18 Fountain 0 174 0 116 0 35 Valley Fullerton 6 393 3 240 2 108 Garden Grove 2 420 2 249 0 134 Huntington 1 482 1 289 0 137 Beach Irvine 3 219 2 159 1 46 Laguna Beach 2 55 1 25 0 15 La Habra 1 166 0 112 0 43 La Palma 0 29 0 18 0 7 Los Alamitos 0 44 0 29 0 13 Newport Beach 0 243 0 131 0 84 Orange 1 333 0 209 0 90 Placentia 0 84 0 48 0 27 San Clemente 1 74 1 50 0 16 San Juan Cap. 5 77 2 40 3 31 Santa Ana 7 1,053 1 593 4 345 Seal Beach 1 63 0 37 0 21 Stanton 1 88 1 55 0 25 Tustin 2 182 1 120 0 46 Villa Park 0 6 0 3 0 3 Westminster 8 297 2 182 4 92 Yorba Linda 4 52 3 28 1 20 CITY TOTALS 66 6,208 35 3,791 18 1,838 State Highways 5 175 4 121 0 47 County 12 583 6 374 4 179 Highways COUNTY TOTALS 83 6,966 45 4,286 22 2,064

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FIRST QUARTER MOTOR VEHICLE VICTIM DATA: For Jan. 1 through Mar. 31, 1987 (contd.)

*--* Pedestrians Bicyclists Motorcyclists City Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Anaheim 2 27 0 28 2 65 Brea 0 1 0 5 0 7 Buena Park 1 4 0 12 0 14 Costa Mesa 0 7 0 6 2 26 Cypress 0 7 0 19 0 6 Fountain 0 12 0 11 0 13 Valley Fullerton 1 19 0 26 2 26 Garden Grove 0 23 0 14 0 16 Huntington 0 18 0 38 0 31 Beach Irvine 0 3 0 11 2 20 Laguna Beach 0 11 1 4 0 0 La Habra 1 2 0 9 0 12 La Palma 0 1 0 3 0 1 Los Alamitos 0 0 0 2 0 5 Newport 0 9 0 19 0 17 Beach Orange 1 14 0 20 0 26 Placentia 0 3 0 6 0 5 San Clemente 0 6 0 2 1 8 San Juan 0 5 0 1 2 4 Cap. Santa Ana 2 69 0 46 1 63 Seal Beach 1 1 0 4 0 4 Stanton 0 3 0 5 0 6 Tustin 1 7 0 9 1 17 Villa Park 0 0 0 0 0 0 Westminster 2 11 0 12 0 24 Yorba Linda 0 1 0 3 0 2 CITY TOTALS 12 264 0 315 13 418 State Hwys 1 3 1 4 0 19 County Hwys 2 11 0 19 1 46 COUNTY 15 278 1 338 14 483 TOTALS

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SECOND QUARTER MOTOR VEHICLE VICTIM DATA: For April 1 through June 30, 1987

*--* Total Motor Veh Drivers Passengers CITY Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Anaheim 11 1,127 4 685 3 364 Brea 0 104 0 62 0 29 Buena Park 1 173 1 116 0 41 Costa Mesa 1 282 1 171 0 79 Cypress 1 108 0 70 1 28 Fountain 1 161 1 102 0 41 Valley Fullerton 3 372 2 232 0 103 Garden Grove 3 492 2 312 0 138 Huntington 5 513 2 276 2 175 Beach Irvine 2 299 2 176 0 97 Laguna Beach 4 75 2 37 2 23 La Habra 0 166 0 99 0 45 La Palma 0 47 0 29 0 15 Los Alamitos 0 46 0 28 0 14 Newport Beach 1 252 1 146 0 62 Orange 5 366 3 219 2 120 Placentia 1 98 0 59 1 30 San Clemente 2 58 1 28 0 20 San Juan Cap. 1 34 1 25 0 7 Santa Ana 7 1,080 2 608 2 349 Seal Beach 0 58 0 41 0 15 Stanton 2 63 0 35 0 23 Tustin 0 179 0 118 0 46 Villa Park 0 5 0 4 0 1 Westminster 5 349 1 205 4 119 Yorba Linda 1 46 1 24 0 13 CITY TOTALS 57 6,553 27 3,907 17 1,997 State Highways 2 158 2 111 0 39 County 10 587 4 373 3 168 Highways COUNTY TOTALS 69 7,298 33 4,391 20 2,204

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SECOND QUARTER MOTOR VEHICLE VICTIM DATA: For April 1 through June 30, 1987 (contd.)

*--* Pedestrians Bicyclists Motorcyclists CITY Killed Injured Killed Injured Killed Injured Anaheim 4 28 0 50 0 90 Brea 0 4 0 9 0 9 Buena Park 0 5 0 11 0 9 Costa Mesa 0 12 0 20 0 36 Cypress 0 0 0 10 1 9 Fountain 0 3 0 15 1 14 Valley Fullerton 1 16 0 21 0 26 Garden Grove 0 15 1 27 0 29 Huntington 1 15 0 47 2 51 Beach Irvine 0 5 0 21 0 23 Laguna Beach 0 10 0 5 0 7 La Habra 0 11 0 11 0 8 La Palma 0 0 0 3 0 1 Los Alamitos 0 11 0 2 0 3 Newport 0 2 0 33 0 30 Beach Orange 0 11 0 16 1 32 Placentia 0 5 0 4 0 11 San Clemente 1 4 0 6 0 4 San Juan 0 0 0 2 0 3 Cap. Santa Ana 1 57 2 66 1 73 Seal Beach 0 0 0 2 0 3 Stanton 2 1 0 4 0 5 Tustin 0 2 0 13 0 17 Villa Park 0 0 0 0 0 1 Westminster 0 7 0 18 1 15 Yorba Linda 0 0 0 9 0 5 CITY TOTALS 10 224 3 425 7 514 State Hwys 0 3 0 5 0 16 County Hwys 2 13 1 33 0 54 COUNTY 12 240 4 463 7 584 TOTALS

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THIRD QUARTER MOTOR VEHICLE VICTIM DATA: For July 1 through Sept. 30, 1987

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