From 2001 to 2021, there were 551 fatal collisions in which at least one driver tested positive for methamphetamine (methamphetamine-involved ) in LAC (Figure 1), accounting for 12% of all fatal collisions involving alcohol or drugs (N=4,608).
From 2001 to 2021, there were 610 fatalities and 428 injuries from methamphetamine-involved fata collisions (Figures 2-3).
Colorado Department of Public Safety. Division of Criminal Justice. Office of Research and Statistics. (2018). Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol. A Report Pursuant to House Bill 17-1315.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 2001-2021.