55 of teen car crash deaths happened on friday, saturday, or sunday. 54, or 1,532, of the 2,814 teens killed in car accidents werent wearing a seat belt. 11 of fatal car accidents involving teens were related to distracted driving. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and disability to teens in the united states. According to teen driver safety statistics compiled by the national highway traffic safety administration,1,830 young drivers ages 15 to 20 years old died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. how big is the problem? In 2017, 2,364 teens in the united states aged 16-19 were killed, and about 300,000 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. 1 that means six teens aged 16-19 died every day due to motor vehicle crashes, and hundreds more were injured. Think a car crash only changes your life? Try watching this without crying. More than 2,300 teens aged 1619 lost their lives in car crashes in 2017 thats six teens a day. Per mile driven, teen drivers aged 1619 are nearly three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash. youths were catapulted from an overloaded, stolen car that crashed at high speed after evading police.