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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 and
  • 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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