Is there somewhere I can get detailed information on real-time traffic accidents?

The data I need is accident location (zip code is best) and the names of the people involved.

  • Do you need this as USA data or will any country do, if there is geographic information?
    – Marcus D
    Oct 15 '20 at 9:26
  • USA. I'll start with any major city but I eventually need to get all of the United States.
    – jbrahy
    Oct 15 '20 at 17:59
  • Why do you need the names of the people?? Oct 20 '20 at 4:54

US Accidents (3.5 million records)

A Countrywide Traffic Accident Dataset (2016 - 2020)

This dataset has been collected in real-time, using multiple Traffic APIs. Currently, it contains accident data that are collected from February 2016 to June 2020 for the Contiguous United States.

This is a countrywide car accident dataset, which covers 49 states of the USA. The accident data are collected using two APIs that provide streaming traffic incident (or event) data. These APIs broadcast traffic data captured by a variety of entities, such as the US and state departments of transportation, law enforcement agencies, traffic cameras, and traffic sensors within the road-networks. Currently, there are about 3.5 million accident records in this dataset. Check here to learn more about this dataset.


The dataset covers 49 states of the US.

More details can be found here

You can download from here or from Kaggle

  • Thanks, it's good accident data but it doesn't have the names of the people involved which is the most important part of this request.
    – jbrahy
    Oct 20 '20 at 19:39
  • Why do you need the names of the people?? Oct 21 '20 at 4:38
  • It's the requirement I was given
    – jbrahy
    Oct 21 '20 at 18:26

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