Do you know how many car crashes occur each year in Austin, Travis County, Texas each year? How many of those car crashes are serious injury and how many fatalities occur each year? It’s a sad fact of life that so many drivers and passengers die each year on Texas roads when many of these crashes can be preventable.
Let’s take a quick look at some of the Austin and Travis county car crash statistics.
According to the Texas DMV there were just over 14,000 reported car crashes in 2010. Just over 6900 of those were non injury car wrecks. This means that just about half of the car accidents were injury crashes.
If you are involved in a car wreck in Austin Texas you have a 50% chance of suffering an injury due to the crash.
In 2010 there were 75 fatal car crashes leading to 82 fatalities.
According to the Texas DMV the leading causes of car crashes are driver inattention and failing to control speed. If you want to avoid becoming the latest car crash statistic keep your eyes on the road, keep your hands on the wheel and control your speed.
If you have suffered from a careless or inattentive driver, contact the Uvalle Law Firm and speak with lawyer Michael Uvalle at 1-888-817-4074 for a free no obligation consultation. Your information will be strictly confidential. Call 24 hours a day 7 days a week.