Pensacola Auto Accidents
Over 37,000 people die in road crashes each year. Unless action is taken, road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 2.6 million vehicle occupants were treated in emergency rooms and more than 32,000 people were killed as the result of motor vehicle crashes in a single recent year. More than 10,000 people died that year because of alcohol-impaired drivers.
In Florida, traffic accidents pose an increasing threat to motorists, with a 23.4 percent increase in the total number of crashes during the three-year period from 2010 through 2012, as reported by Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System (FIRES). The CDC reports that the economic cost of deaths from motor vehicle accidents in Florida in a single year amounted to $3.6 billion.
Car Wreck Numbers To Think About
So far this year in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties there has been 1,314 Total Car Crashes with a total number of vehicles involved equalling 2,437. Of these car accidents, 9 Crashes ended with Traffic Fatalities including 5 Driver Fatalities. Out of the total car accidents, there were 607 Crashes with Injuries and 1,002 Total Injuries. This also included 680 Driver Injuries, 51 Crashes with Incapacitating Injuries, 58 Total Incapacitating Injuries, 253 Crashes with Non-incapacitating Injuries, 339 Total Non-incapacitating Injuries, 386 Crashes with Possible Injuries and 605 Total Possible Injuries.
Zarzaur Law, P.A. has a world of experience representing people in Pensacola car accidents and would be happy to guide you through the process. Call us today for a free legal consultation at (850) 444-9299 with an experienced Pensacola car accident lawyer.