Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Collisions - Top 15 States

(Based on Preliminary 2016 Federal Railroad Administration Statistics)

UPDATED 3/5/17


According to FRA statistics, 2,025 highway-rail grade crossing collisions occurred in 2016. Approximately 67% of all Year 2016 highway-rail grade crossing collisions occurred in these states.

RANK STATE COLLISIONS DEATHS INJURIES
1. Texas 232 22 82
2. California 167 52 50
3. Illinois 120 22 43
4. Indiana 116 10 36
5. Georgia 99 6 29
6. Florida 86 14 53
7. Louisiana 84 10 50
8. Alabama 78 9 42
9. Ohio 74 7 27
10. Michigan 65 8 26
11. Pennsylvania 57 4 19
12. South Carolina 48 3 18
13. Kentucky 47 2 17
14. Tennessee 46 2 15
15. Wisconsin 46 2 15

Rail Safety Facts

Current Federal Railroad Association (FRA) data shows that highway-rail grade crossing collisions and pedestrian trespass on tracks together account for over 95% of all railroad fatalities.

Source: Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis