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San Diego County Car Accident Statistics

According to data from the California Highway Patrol, the top 3 cities in San Diego county for motor vehicle accidents are San Diego, Oceanside and Chula Vista. The city of San Diego has the largest population, so it’s no surprise that it leads the way for total crashes and injuries in the count with over 49,000 motor vehicle crashes.

Car Crashes and Injuries by City in San Diego County

City Crashes Injuries
SAN DIEGO 49,090 44,042
UNINCORPORATED 27,741 16,520
CHULA VISTA 7,705 6,019
OCEANSIDE 7,355 5,103
ESCONDIDO 5,576 6,169
EL CAJON  5,042 4,319
CARLSBAD 4,768 3,265
VISTA 4,069 2,350
SAN MARCOS 3,461 2,009
NATIONAL CITY 3,285 2,194
LA MESA 3,161 1,908
ENCINITAS 2,510 1,411
SANTEE 1,376 764
CORONADO 1,080 790
POWAY 1,041 600
LEMON GROVE 770 408
SOLANA BEACH 729 392
IMPERIAL BEACH 511 290
DEL MAR 170 103