Traffic Violence Report: 19 people have died from traffic violence compared to 15 in 2020

04.16-04.23 2021 traffic violence report rev

So far in 2021, 19 people have died from traffic violence on Denver streets. Three of the victims were on foot, one was on a scooter, and 15 were in vehicles. At this point in 2020, 15 people were victims of traffic violence in Denver.

This weeks report includes one previously unreported fatality of a person in a vehicle from April 7.

In 2020 in Denver, 56 people died from traffic violence.

In 2016, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock pledged to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030 with the Denver Vision Zero Action Plan.

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