2009-2013 Ottawa Road Safety Report

Reportable Collisions by Time of Day

Hour

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total

00:00-00:59 190   173 194  162   129  848
01:00-01:59 152 159 165 145 140 761
02:00-02:59 180 174 181 142 142 819
03:00-03:59 135 117 125 123 82 582
04:00-04:59 86 70 74 79 81 390
05:00-05:59 106 97 114 120 116 553
06:00-06:59 374 381 402 365 361 1,883
07:00-07:59 800 703 727 697 670 3,597
08:00-08:59 1,062 955 1,026 942 1,021 5,006
09:00-09:59 767 697 840 744 848 3,896
10:00-10:59 665 615 696 618 674 3,268
11:00-11:59 800 706 751 792 764 3813
12:00-12:59 939 900 918 922 1,004 4,683
13:00-13:59 887 871 817 770 946 4,291
14:00-14:59 972 1,000 955 926 953 4,806
15:00-15:59 1,270  1,199  1,250   1,297 1,278  6,294 
16:00-16:59 1,454  1,350  1,406   1,375 1,390   6,975
17:00-17:59  1,307  1,365  1,329  1,338  1,278  6,617
18:00-18:59 899   951 889  802   886  4,427
19:00-19:59  622 677  635  534   601 3,069 
20:00-20:59 503   476  522  436 474  2,411 
21:00-21:59 501   481 459   395  414 2,250 
22:00-22:59 385   395  364  340 385  1,869 
23:00-23:59  299 272 291 253 250 1,365
Unknown 185   169  167  198 136   855
Total  15,540 14,953   15,297  14,515  15,023 75,328 

2013 Top 10 Signalized Intersection Collision Locations 

Rank Location # of Collisions Injuries
Minimal Minor Major Fatal Total
1 WEST HUNT CLUB RD & WOODROFFE AVE   45 7 7 2 0 16
2 MERIVALE RD & WEST HUNT CLUB RD  37 2 1 0 1  4
3 HUNT CLUB RD & RIVERSIDE DR  34 4 2 0  6
4 PRINCE OF WALES DR & WEST HUNT CLUB RD   32  5  2  0  0  7
5 DONALD ST & ST. LAURENT BLVD  31  3 10  0  0 13
6 INDUSTRIAL AVE & ST. LAURENT BLVD  30  3  8  0  0 11
7 GREENBANK RD & WEST HUNT CLUB RD  29  3  5  0  0   8
8 BLAIR RD & 174 WESTBOUND OFF-RAMP  28  2  5  0  0   7
9 BANK ST & HUNT CLUB RD  27  3  6  1  0 10
9 HERON RD & RIVERSIDE DR  27  3  3  1  0  7
9 RUSSELL RD & WALKLEY RD  27  4  5  0  0  9
9 BLAIR RD & OGILVIE RD  27  7 3 0 0 10
9 KATIMAVIK RD & TERRY FOX DR 27 4 0 0 0 4
Injury Level Definition
Minimal Person did not go to hospital when leaving the scene of the collision.  Includes minor abrasions, bruises and complaints of pain
Minor Person went to hospital and was treated in the emergency room, but not admitted.
Major Person admitted to hospital.  Includes person admitted for observation.  This could be either life threatening or non-life threatening
Fatal Person killed immediately or within 30 days of the motor vehicle collision.

 * Rank is based on # of collisions, sorted by injury levels (Fatal, Major, Minor, Minimal)

2013 Fatalities and Injuries by Age Group

Age Group Injuries Fatalities Total
0 to 4 46   0 46
5 to 9 58   0 58
10 to 14 93   0 93
15 to 19  254  0 254
20 to 24  459  6 465
25 to 29  387  1 388
30 to 34  312  2 314
35 to 39  318  3 321
40 to 44  326  0  326
45 to 49 321 1 322
50 to 54 344  4 348
55 to 59  236  3 239
60 to 64  168  1  169
65 to 69  129  2 131
70 to 74  83  1 84
75+  113   3  116
Unknow  11   0  11
 Total 3,658  27 3,685

Reportable Collisions by Day of Week

Day 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
Sunday 1,321 1,465 1,429 1,349 1,325 6,889
Monday 2,010 2,008 2,157 1,980 2,024 10,179
Tuesday 2,292 2,427  2,369  2,086 2,317  11,491
Wednesday  2,587  2,402  2,383  2,173  2,350  11,895
Thursday 2,675 2,406 2,471 2,431 2,490 12,473
Friday 2,733 2,505 2,614 2,775 2,696 13,323
Saturday 1,922 1,740 1,874 1,721 1,821 9,078
Total 15,540 14,953 15,297 14,515 15,023 75,328

Reportable Collisions by Month

Day 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
January 2,266 1,426 1,772 1,643 1,691 8,798
February 1,215 1,238 1,283 1,285 1,394 6,415
March 952 940 1,173 1,089 1,153 5,307
April 1,044 1,021 990 890 915 4,860
May 1,197  1,127  1,143  1,163  1,114  5,744
June  1,149  1,284  1,274  1,184  1,181  6,072
July  1,109  1,115  1,056  1,037  1,104  5,421
August 1,097 1,130 1,081  1,012  1,078  5,398
September  1,,223  1,261  1,234  1,130  1,136  5,984
October 1,308   1,425  1,314  1,192  1,298  6,537
November  1,284  1,450  1,342 1,365   1,449  6,890
December  1,696 1,536  1,635  1,525  1,510  7,902
Total  15,540  14,953  15,297  14,515  15,023  75,328

Reportable Collisions by Road Surface Condition

Condition 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
Dry 9,449 10,260 9,760 9,687 9,442 48,598
Ice 826 396 564 578 683  3,047
Loose sand or gravel 45 25 31 18 18 137
Loose snow 948 517 896 760 1,149 4,270
Packed snow 376 170 312 325 410 1,593
Slush 309 294 380 431 448 1,862
Wet 3,431 3,138 3,182 2,610 2,820 15,181
Other * 156 153 172 106 53 640
Total 15,540 14,953 15,297 14,515 15,023 75,328

* Other represents: Other, Mud, Spilled Liquid, Unknown

Reportable Collisions by Road User 

Road User 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
Motorists 21,556 20,613 21,214 20,441 21,401 105,225
Pedestrians 373 369 358 344 360 1,804
Cyclists/eCyclists 308 309 312 304 335 1,568
Motorcyclists 149 151 179 149 162 790
Mopeds 5 5 4 7 0 21
Off-Road 2/3/4-Wheelers 7 4 0 1 0 12
Motorized Snow Vehicle 1 2 0 1 3 7
Railway Train 1 0 1 0 1 3
Total 22,400 21,453 22,068 21,247 22,262 109,430

* If two mortorcycles, one bicycle and two passenger cars were involved in a collision, this table
would have only one added to each of the mororists, cyclists and morcyclists.

2009-2013 Injuries

Year Minimal   Minor Major  Fatal   Total
 2009  2,187
1,665 166 26 4,044
 2010  1,809
1,864 149 38 3.860
 2011  1,635
1,900 155 25 3,715
 2012  1,383
1,879 141 29 3,432
 2013  1,463
2,057 138 27 3,685
 Total  8,477
9,365 749 145 18,736

2013 Fatalities and Injuries by Road User 

Road User Injuries Fatalities Total
Vehicle Driver 2,106 10 2,116
Vehicle Passenger 820 8 828
Pedestrian 346 5 351
Cyclist/eCylist 271 2 273
Motorcyclist 110 2 112
Motorcycle Passenger 5 0 5
Total 3,658 27 3,685

 2013 Fatal Collision - Descriptive Locations 

Street 1

Street 2

Street 3

FERRY RD BADHAMS SIDE RD END
BEATON RD DUNNING RD  N/A
REGIONAL ROAD 174 OLD MONTREAL RD E OLD MONTREAL RD W
417 WEST OFF RAMP SOUTHBOUND WOODROFFE AVE  N/A
POWER RD RIDEAU RD  N/A
RICHMOND RD CAMBRIAN RD EAGLESON RD
158 E OF HEATHERINGTON RD WALKLEY RD  N/A
BANK ST RIVERSIDE DR N  N/A
FRANK KENNY RD MCFADDEN RD RUSSELL RD
PRINCE OF WALES DR CARSONBY RD WILLIAM MCEWEN DR
BANK ST LAURIER AVE  N/A
KNIGHTSBRIDGE RD WOODROFFE AVE  N/A
MERIVALE RD WEST HUNT CLUB RD  N/A
CENTREPOINTE DR DALECROFT CRT W  N/A
8TH LINE RD ADAM BAKER WAY PARKWAY RD
MONTREAL RD BATHGATE DR BLAIR RD
CANTIN ST MONTREAL RD  N/A
MACDONALD-CARTIER BRIDGE PROVINCIAL LIMITS RAMPS
HIGHWAY 417 BOUNDARY WESTBOUND OFF RAMP ROCKDALE WESTBOUND ON RAMP
HIGHWAY 416 WEST HUNT CLUB SOUTHBOUND OFF RAMP WEST HUNT CLUB SOUTHBOUND ON RAMP
TRANSITWAY  260 N OF FALLOWFIELD RD GRENFELL CRES

Note: The content of this table is meant to provide high level locations of the collisions which resulted in fatalities during 2013. These locations are approximate and are based on information provided by Ottawa Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

2013 Fatal Collision Map

The 2013 Fatal Collision Location Map provides a visual presentation of the locations where fatal collisions occurred on the complete public road system within the City of Ottawa in 2013.  The collision data is compiled through collision reports (Motor Vehicle Accident Reports) provided by the Ottawa Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  There were 27 fatalities as a result of 21 collisions taking place in 2013.

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