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5 Important Road Crash Statistics

Those who are lucky enough to have never been involved in a vehicle accident often believe this will never happen to them. However, another driver could make a mistake at any point, leading to an accident in which you are injured.

For a better idea of how common vehicle accidents have become, here are five important statistics compiled by the Association for Safe International Road Travel:

  • More than 37,000 people die in road crashes every year in the United States
  • Along with those who are killed, another 2.5 million are injured
  • More than 1,600 children under the age of 15 are die every year in a vehicle accident
  • Road crashes cost the United States more than $230 billion per year
  • Nearly 8,000 people are killed in crashes involving drivers ages 16-20

With these road crash statistics in mind, it is easier to see just how many people are involved in accidents every year.

In the event that you find yourself in this position, contact us to discuss your case. You may be able to file a personal injury claim to receive compensation for injuries and other damages.

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