Car Accidents & Drinking and Driving: Corpus Christi Drunk Driving and Injury Statistics

Drinking and driving is a Corpus Christi epidemic. What’s worse, is that these bad actors who drink and drive often cause car accidents and injure innocent drivers who are driving responsibly. Car crashes because of drunk driving and injuries because of drunk driving are avoidable. Below are some alarming statistics, including DWI arrests in Corpus Christi year by year, car accidents and crashes that result because of drinking and driving, and car accidents because of drunk drivers that result in fatalities. For a city that has a fairly small population, the car collisions that result because of drunk driving are disproportional and need to be reduced.  

DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2009, there were 784 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2010 there were 979 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2011 there were 900 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2012 there were 1036 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2013 there were 1203 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2014 there were 1407 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2015 there were 1331 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2016 there were 1428 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

In 2017 there were 1259 DWI arrests in Corpus Christi

Source: Corpus Christi Police Department 

DWI crashes in Corpus Christi  

In 2009 there were 277 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2010 there were 328 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2011 there were 343 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2012 there were 375 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2013 there were 400 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2014 there were 380 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2015 there were 445 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2016 there were 415 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

In 2017 there were 399 car accidents in Corpus Christi because of drunk driving.

Source: Corpus Christi Police Department 

DWI-related fatal crashes in Corpus Christi

In 2009 there were 11 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2010 there were 8 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2011 there were 12 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2012 there were 12 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2013 there were 14 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2014 there were 14 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2015 there were 8 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2016 there were 11 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

In 2017 there were 10 drunk driving accidents that caused a death.

Source: Corpus Christi Police Department 

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