Car Crash Statistics New York
Car accidents can be devastating. We never expect them to happen, but they can happen when least expected. If you are in a car accident and it causes you to sustain serious injuries, you might be wondering where you can turn to for help. A personal injury lawyer can help you with your claim if you were seriously injured in a car accident that was not your fault.
In New York, there was an annual average of 1,098 deaths and 12,093 hospitalizations because of traffic injuries from the years 2012-2014. These statistics show that car accidents can impact many people each year.
On average, there were also over 136,000 emergency department visits each year related to motor vehicle-related injuries. This means that nearly 700 out of 100,000 New Yorkers had to be treated for a traffic injury.
Car accidents that cause serious injury can impact a person’s life for years to come. The medical bills can add up quickly. Also, an injury can keep you from work as well as from enjoying the activities you love.
If you’ve been seriously injured, a personal injury lawyer can help you. At Frekhtman & Associates, we are experienced in handling automobile accident claims. Contact us today at (212) 222-1111 for help.
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