Murdering Your Own Children

 Facts about Drunk Driving Injuries to Children in New Mexico

 

Kids Ages 0-12 in NM 1990-1998 Alcohol-Related Crashes,
By Impairment of the Driver of the Vehicle the Child Occupied


County

In the Drunk Drivers' Car

In Another Vehicle


% of Total

Killed

Injured

Total

Killed

Injured

Total

Bernalillo

7

178

427

15

559

1,415

30.8

Catron

0

0

0

0

1

1

0.0

Chaves

2

22

45

2

49

115

41.6

Cibola

0

27

41

0

49

80

52.7

Colfax

0

4

9

0

8

16

54.2

Curry

1

19

34

2

34

76

48.2

De Baca

0

2

7

0

2

7

100.0

Dona Ana

1

95

161

4

219

452

38.1

Eddy

1

34

61

1

50

112

58.9

Grant

0

29

49

0

51

86

56.9

Guadalupe

0

5

9

0

8

16

58.3

Harding

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Hidalgo

0

4

7

0

5

8

84.6

Lea

0

16

36

4

59

136

26.1

Lincoln

1

17

23

1

25

53

51.9

Los Alamos

0

0

1

0

0

2

50.0

Luna

0

16

24

0

32

54

46.5

McKinley

0

110

184

4

238

497

39.8

Mora

1

4

6

1

8

16

44.0

Otero

2

36

50

2

52

97

58.3

Quay

0

5

10

0

12

22

44.1

Rio Arriba

2

37

57

6

99

179

33.8

Roosevelt

0

6

9

0

19

32

29.4

San Juan

4

106

209

8

216

571

40.1

San Miguel

3

21

43

4

53

105

41.4

Sandoval

0

27

59

1

52

129

47.3

Santa Fe

0

45

91

1

130

312

30.7

Sierra

0

4

8

0

11

21

37.5

Socorro

6

12

22

6

22

42

57.1

Taos

0

8

31

0

18

60

50.0

Torrance

0

7

10

0

9

15

70.8

Union

0

1

2

0

2

3

60.0

Valencia

1

24

50

1

66

176

30.9

New Mexico

32

921

1,775

63

2,158

4,906

38.3

 

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Produced by the DWI Resource Center from databases of the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department, Traffic Safety Bureau, maintained by the University of New Mexico, Division of Government Research.  1999 data excluded due to Department problems with missing data for that year.

Last updated 11/05/00