2020 Milwaukee County, WI Motor Vehicle Accidents

Approximately 24,282 motor vehicle crashes occurred in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, during 2020. There were 103 people who died and 8,661 people who were reportedly hurt in these accidents. Below we will discuss some common causes and types of Milwaukee County crashes and how to contact a Milwaukee personal injury lawyer for help after an accident.

Milwaukee County Bike Accidents

There were 153 crashes involving bikes during 2020. These crashes caused a reported:

  • 3 fatalities
  • 126 injuries

The bike crashes occurred all over Milwaukee County, including in the following cities, towns, and villages:

  • Brown Deer
  • Fox Point
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greendale
  • Greenfield
  • Hales Corners
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • Shorewood
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • West Milwaukee
  • Whitefish Bay

All three fatal Milwaukee County bike crashes occurred in the City of Milwaukee. These crashes occurred at:

  • W Bluemound Rd at N 99th St
  • N 45th St at W Wright St
  • N 12th St at W Fond Du Lac Ave

Milwaukee County Pedestrian Crashes

There were 427 Milwaukee County motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians during 2020, which resulted in:

  • 17 fatalities
  • 430 injuries

Some of the cities, towns, and villages where Milwaukee County pedestrian crashes occurred included:

  • Bayside
  • Brown Deer
  • Cudahy
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greenfield
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • Shorewood
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • Whitefish Bay

The majority of fatal Milwaukee County bike crashes occurred in Milwaukee. These crashes happened at:

  • W Atkinson Ave at N 27th St
  • N 60th St at W Burleigh St
  • W Burleigh St at N 47th St
  • N 40th St at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • W Center St at N 24th St
  • W North Ave at N 41st St
  • W Wisconsin Ave at N 10th St
  • N 25th St at W Clybourn St
  • 057 at W Kilbourn Ave
  • W Lapham St at Layton Blvd
  • 038 at CRO
  • S 27th St at 241
  • S 27th St at W Edgerton Ave
  • S 86th St at W Adler St

Two additional Milwaukee County fatal bike accidents occurred in West Allis at:

  • W Greenfield Ave at S 68th St
  • 041 at W National Ave

Milwaukee County Teen Accidents

There were 2,875 Milwaukee County crashes that involved a teen driver in 2020. Teen driving accidents caused a reported:

  • 841 crashes causing fatalities or injuries
  • 8 deaths
  • 1,365 injuries

Teenage drivers were involved in crashes throughout Milwaukee County in 2020, including in the communities of:

  • Bayside
  • Brown Deer
  • Cudahy
  • Franklin
  • Greenfield
  • Hales Corners
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • River Hills
  • Saint Francis
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis

Most of the fatal crashes occurred in Milwaukee at the following locations:

  • N 100th St at W Capitol Dr
  • W Locust St at N 48th St
  • W Fond Du Lac Ave at W Locust St
  • N 6th St at W Locust St
  • N 27th St at W Concordia Ave
  • S 27th St at W Cleveland Ave

The seventh fatal crash occurred on V at 100 in Oak Creek.

Milwaukee County Senior Citizen Accidents

Drivers age 65 and older were involved in 2,619 crashes. There were 781 senior citizen car accidents that caused fatalities or injuries. Together, there were reportedly:

  • 7 deaths
  • 1,091 injuries

These crashes occurred all over Milwaukee County, including in:

  • Bayside
  • Brown Deer
  • Cudahy
  • Fox Point
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greenfield
  • Hales Corners
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • River Hills
  • Saint Francis
  • Shorewood
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • Whitefish Bay

The seven fatal crashes involving senior citizen drivers occurred at the following locations:

  • On 057 in Milwaukee
  • N 60th St at W Burleigh St in Milwaukee
  • 145 at W McKinley Ave in Milwaukee
  • W Historic Mitchell St at S 11th St in Milwaukee
  • N Wisconsin Ave at N 59th St in Wauwatosa
  • W Greenfield Ave at S 68th St in West Allis
  • S 108th St at 100 in West Allis

Milwaukee County Crashes Involving Alcohol    

There were 1,042 Milwaukee County crashes involving at least one driver who was under the influence of alcohol. These drunk driving crashes resulted in a reported:

  • 400 crashes causing fatalities or injuries
  • 15 deaths
  • 552 injuries

DUI crashes happened throughout Milwaukee County, including in the communities of:

  • Bayside
  • Brown Deer
  • Cudahy
  • Fox Point
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greenfield
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • Saint Francis
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • West Milwaukee
  • Whitefish Bay

The majority of Milwaukee County fatal drunk driving crashes occurred in the City of Milwaukee, including:

  • Fond Du Lac Ave at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • W Congress St at N 47th St
  • N 35th St at N Hopkins St
  • N Sherman Blvd at W Nash St
  • W Center St at N Sherman Blvd
  • W Center St at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • W Center St at N 24th St
  • 057 at W Clarke St
  • N 6th St at W Locust St
  • N 12th St at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • 057 at W Vliet St

Two fatal drunk driving crashes happened in West Allis at:

  • S 76th St at W Lapham St
  • S 108th St at 100

The remaining fatal alcohol-related crash occurred at 032 at Elm Rd in Oak Creek.

Milwaukee County Crashes Involving Drugs

In 2020, 481 Milwaukee County crashes involved drivers under the influence of drugs. These drugged driving crashes caused:

  • 12 deaths
  • 294 injuries

They happened throughout the County, including in the communities of:

  • Bayside
  • Brown Deer
  • Cudahy
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greenfield
  • Hales Corners
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • South Milwaukee
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • Whitefish Bay

The majority of fatal drug-related crashes occurred in the City of Milwaukee at:

  • N 35th St at N Hopkins
  • N 60th St at W Burleigh St
  • N 51st St at W Center St
  • N 6th St at W Locust St
  • N 12th St at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • N 25th St at W Clybourn St
  • W Historic Mitchell St at S 11th St
  • 043 at W Rosedale Ave
  • E Oklahoma Ave at S Logan Ave

An additional crash occurred at V at 100 in Oak Creek.

Milwaukee County Accidents with Speeding Drivers

In 2020, 3,228 Milwaukee County crashes were flagged for speeding drivers. These crashes caused:

  • 53 deaths
  • 1,678 injuries

Speeding was a factor in at least one crash in the majority of Milwaukee County communities. The majority of fatal crashes occurred in the City of Milwaukee at:

  • N 91st St at W Bradley
  • N 76th St at W Hustis
  • N 76th St at W Calumet Rd
  • W Silver Spring Dr at 175
  • Fond Du Lac Ave at W Florist Ave
  • W Silver Spring Dr at N 51st Blvd
  • Fond Du Lac Ave at W Fond Du Lac Ave
  • N 100th St at W Capitol Dr
  • On 175
  • N 68th St at W Capital Dr
  • 175 at W Keefe Ave
  • W Vienna Ave at W 51st Blvd
  • N Sherman Blvd at W Nash St
  • W Burleigh St at N 47th St
  • N 51st St at N 48th St
  • N 35th St at W Garfield Ave
  • 057 at W Clarke St
  • W Fond Du Lac Ave at N 29th St
  • N Hopkins St at N 18th St
  • N 27th St at W Nash St
  • N 35th St at N Hopkins St
  •  N 6th St at Locust St
  • 043 at W State St
  • 018 at 057
  • 794 at N Lincoln Memorial
  • 038 at W Rogers St
  • 043 at W Rosedale Ave
  • S 27th St at W Cleveland Ave
  • S 27th St at W Edgerton Ave
  • E Citation Way at Howell Ave

Other fatal speeding crashes occurred at:

  • S 108th St at 100 in West Allis
  • W National Ave at 112th St in West Allis
  • 041 at S 60th St in Greenfield
  • V at 100 in Oak Creek

Milwaukee County Work-Zone Accidents

There were 248 motor vehicle crashes that occurred in Milwaukee County work zones during 2020. These work-zone accidents caused:

  • 1 fatality
  • 113 injuries

Some of the communities where these crashes occurred included:

  • Cudahy
  • Franklin
  • Glendale
  • Greenfield
  • Hales Corners
  • Milwaukee
  • Oak Creek
  • Wauwatosa
  • West Allis
  • West Milwaukee

The fatality occurred at V at 100 in Oak Creek.

Take Action After a Milwaukee County Accident

We encourage you to contact our Milwaukee personal injury lawyers after any Milwaukee County car crash. Our law firm has aggressively and compassionately helped accident victims throughout Wisconsin for more than 50 years. Insurance companies know that we mean business and that we will fight hard to get you a fair recovery.

Call us today to schedule a meeting at your home, hospital room, by video, or in our conveniently located Milwaukee law office. We would be happy to provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your rights, possible recovery, and our Win or It’s Free Guarantee.

 

Jason F. Abraham
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