European statistics with regard to the number of accidents with emergency vehicles are not available. However, in The Netherlands for example, police cars were involved in almost 20.000 accidents in the period 2008-2009.
The estimated material damage and personal injuries amounted to over 50 million euros. Dutch statistics about car accidents with ambulances and fire trucks are unknown. However, accidents with these emergency vehicles also happen every day. (Source: Algemeen Dagblad 2010)
Statistics showed that in the UK, 137 fatalities were registered due to accidents with only police cars in the period 2007-2012 (Source: Independent Police Complaints Commission)
Mirror stated that only police cars are responsible for more than nine road smashes every day. Officers admitted causing 3,357 crashes in 2008, an average of more than 64 a week. At least 2,492 of the victims were driving another vehicle. (source Mirror 4 May 2009)
In Belgium the federal police was involved in 270 accidents in 2011. The damage to police vehicles amounted to € 830.000,-. Note that these figures are only related to the Belgium federal police, not taking into account total loss damages and accidents with local police cars. (Source: NOS.nl 2013)
In Hamburg, Germany, statistics showed there have been 244 accidents with emergency vehicles in 2012, which led to 36 casualties and a total damage to emergency cars of € 389.000,-. (Source: Bürgerschaft der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg).