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Mid-West Gascoyne

people died on the road in Mid West-Gascoyne between 2015-2019. 

people were killed or seriously injured in Mid West-Gascoyne from 2015-2019.

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Overview of Statistics

The statistics here relate to the 5-year period of 2015-2019 and are restricted to killed or seriously injured (KSI) or serious crashes unless otherwise specified.

  • 63 people were killed or seriously injured in Mid West-Gascoyne in 2019.
  • KSI rate is 102.4 per 100,000 populations in 2019.
  • 351 people were killed or seriously injured in Mid West-Gascoyne from 2015-2019.
  • 60% of KSI were male.      
  • 26% of KSI were aged 20-29 years old.

Types of Crashes

  • 38% of people killed or seriously injured were a result of a single vehicle run-off-road or non-collision rollover.
  • 24% of people killed or seriously injured were a result of hitting an object (excludes animals).
  • 66% of people killed or seriously injured occurred on roads with 110 km/h speed zones.
  • 15% occurred on roads with speed zones of 50 km/h.

Behaviour Statistics

  • Seatbelts were not worn by 15% of vehicle occupants killed or seriously injured.
  • Speed was a factor in the 24% of people killed or seriously injured.
  • At least one driver/rider blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.05 or higher was recorded in 3% of people killed or seriously injured.
  • Fatigue was suspected to be a factor in the crashes of 19% of people killed or seriously injured.**

**Restricted to proxy measures of fatigue.

Map of Mid West-Gascoyne Crashes

Overview of Statistics 2013-2017

Overview of Statistics

The statistics here relate to the 5-year period of 2013-2017 and are restricted to killed or seriously injured (KSI) or serious crashes unless otherwise specified.

  • 98 people were killed or seriously injured in the Mid West-Gascoyne region in 2017.
  • 496 people were killed or seriously injured in the Mid West-Gascoyne region from 2013-2017.
  • KSI rate is 156.3 per 100,000 populations.
  • 60.4% of KSI were male.
  • 30.6% of KSI were aged 20-29 year old.

Types of Crashes

  • 39.1% of people killed or seriously injured was a result of a single vehicle run-off-road or non-collision rollover.
  • 22.7% of people killed or seriously injured was a result of hitting an object (excludes animals).
  • 54.1% of people killed or seriously injured occurred on roads with 110 km/h speed zones.
  • 15.8% occurred on roads with speed zones of 50 km/h.

Behaviour Statistics

These are the key behaviours involved in fatal and serious crashes for the 5-year period from 2013-2017.

  • Seat belts were not worn by 10.4% of vehicle occupants killed or seriously injured.
  • Speed was a factor in the 17.1% of people killed or seriously injured.
  • At least one driver/rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.05 or higher was recorded in 11.3% of people killed or seriously injured.*
  • Research indicates 14.7% of people killed or seriously injured involve fatigue.**

*BAC data missing for 2015 -2017 due to changes in the sharing of data from the Chem Centre WA.
**Restricted to proxy measures of fatigue

Map of Mid West-Gascoyne Crashes