Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents
This year in the U.S.
- there will be approximately 37,000 - 38,000
fatal motor vehicle accidents
- resulting in 41,000 and 42,000 deaths
These fatalities include drivers, passangers, pedestrians,
motorcyclists, and bicyclists and range from infants to
the elderly. They are our parents, our children, our
brothers, and our sisters. Their deaths are traggic and
are often the
result of negligence or are caused by a drunk driver.
Of all vehicles involved in fatal accidents:
- Passenger Cars account for 20,000 - 21,000 deaths
- LTVs account for 11,00 12,000 deaths
- Motorcycles account for 2,000 3,000 deaths
- Large Trucks account for approximately 750 deaths
- Other Vehicles acocunt for approximately 415 - 420 deaths
- A vehicle of Unknown Body Type (as can occur in
hit and run cases) account for all other deaths resulting
from motor vehicle accidents
If someone you knew and loved died as a result of a
motor vehicle accident, you should immediately
contact a competent attorney.
Our law firm, together with the network of other
law firms that we work with, helps victims of
personal injury nationally.
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