WA has one of the worst road fatality rates in Australia. We've plotted out every fatal road crash across WA over a five year period to show you where these crashes happened.

Every dot on the map below marks a fatal crash in WA from 2013 to 2017, a total of 789 fatal crashes that resulted in someone not making it home that night.

Please note that this map only represents the number of fatal crashes - it does not include the number people that lost their lives in each of those crashes.

Hovering over areas will also give you the population for that region, showing the number of fatal crashes compared to population in different areas. 

Many factors contribute to a crash, and speed remains one of the prevailing factors of fatal crashes in metropolitan and regional WA. Over the past five years, 40 per cent of all fatal crashes in WA occurred on roads with a speed limit of 110km/h. Two in three of those fatal crashes took place in the Wheatbelt.

The data represented in the map is preliminary, and can change over time as a result of ongoing crash investigations.