Allegheny County Crash Data

Contains locations and information about every crash incident reported to the police in Allegheny County from 2004 to 2016. Fields include injury severity, fatalities, information about the vehicles involved, location information, and factors that may have contributed to the crash. Data is provided by PennDOT and is subject to PennDOT's data privacy restrictions, which are noted in the metadata information section below.

The map below shows car crashes in Allegheny County during 2016, with the color indicating whether it was a rear end collision or not.

Data and Resources


Metadata Information

Metadata Field Value
ID 3130f583-9499-472b-bb5a-f63a6ff6059a
Title Allegheny County Crash Data
Number of Resources 20
Created Timestamp March 29, 2016, 10:25 AM
Modified Timestamp May 1, 2017, 1:42 PM
License Creative Commons CCZero
Organization Allegheny County
Public Access Level Comment PennDOT does not permit making the date of the crash publicly available. That field has been omitted, although month and day of the week are still included. License plate numbers and emergency dispatch times have also been removed.
Temporal Coverage 2004-01-01/2016-12-31
Geographic Unit Latitude/Longitude
Data Notes This data was provided by PennDOT and will be updated annually. The data dictionary was updated on 6/10/16 to correct the coding for the Lane Closure Direction field. The 2015 data was updated on 6/23/16 to remove duplicate records.
Frequency - Data Change Daily
Frequency - Publishing Annually
Data Steward Name Ellie Newman
Data Steward Email eleanor.newman@alleghenycounty.us
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