Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Collisions - Top 15 States

(Based on Preliminary 2018 Federal Railroad Administration Statistics)

UPDATED 4/9/19


According to FRA statistics, 2,214 highway-rail grade crossing collisions occurred in 2018. Approximately 67% of all Year 2018 highway-rail grade crossing collisions occurred in these states.

RANK STATE COLLISIONS DEATHS INJURIES
1. Texas 246 13 113
2. California 190 39 63
3. Indiana 150 17 54
4. Georgia 113 11 38
5. Illinois 109 17 34
6. Florida 100 13 36
7. Louisiana 90 7 36
8. Alabama 81 12 39
9. Ohio 75 9 15
10. Pennsylvania 74 2 45
11. North Carolina 56 12 24
12. Missouri 52 9 22
13. Arkansas 51 10 16
14. Tennessee 50 5 12
15. Michigan 49 1 17

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