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Accident Statistics in Blue Springs, Missouri

Car accidents happen on a frequent basis all throughout the United States. In the state of Missouri, there were 716 fatal accidents in the year of 2011. As well, there were 35,441 people injured in collisions throughout the state, according to the statistics report released by Missouri Statistical Analysis Center. This is a 5.8% decrease from the amount of accidents in 2010, which totaled at 37,613 crashes that resulted in significant injury. In 2011, there were also 106,809 reports of property damage from a traffic collision and 786 people were killed in accidents on Missouri roads. A total of 51,060 people reported being injured in the crashes that occurred.

Most fatal accidents in Missouri are the result of a car collision with a fixed object. The second-most deadly type of accident in the state is when a car is in transport and crashes. This facilitated 227 deaths and 21,646 injuries in the year of 2011. Overturn collisions also accounted for 1,873 injuries last year and 70 deaths in this state. In the city of Blue Springs specifically, 159 cars were involved in speed-related crashes in the year 2011. Data also shows that 55 people were involved in drinking related crashes in that city last year. Young drivers accounted for 311 reported accidents in the city of Blue Springs, which means that this is the 16th most common city in the state for these accidents. Kansas City had the most young driver accidents in 2011 with a total of 2,230 young driver accidents. Blue Springs was also the site of a 326 older driver accidents in 2011. This accounts for about 1% of all older driver accidents in the state, and older drivers are caught up in collisions in Kansas City instead.

In addition to civilian crashes, there are also many commercial driver accidents that occur in the state of Missouri. These involve accidents with truck drivers, bus drivers, cab drivers, and others who operate a vehicle for a living. Because Interstate 70 crosses through Blue Springs, there are many truck drivers and commercial commuters that will make their way through the city. This main interstate is an east/west highway that connects Blue Springs with mogul cities such as Columbia, St. Louis, and Kansas City. In Blue Springs in 2011, 76 commercial accidents occurred. There were also 17 motorcycle crashes in Blue Springs, 5 school bus accidents, 5 bicycle accidents, 10 pedestrian accidents, and 165 traffic accidents involving stationary objects. All in all, there were two fatal injuries in Blue Springs, 230 injuries, 835 accidents with damage, and a grand totally of 1067 accidents in the city.

Hire a Blue Springs Car Accident Lawyer

If you were involved in a Blue Springs automobile, pedestrian, motor vehicle or commercial accident, then you need an attorney on your side. With the right lawyer there to help, you may be able to get the damages you need to cover the costs of your car, the costs of your medical bills, and compensate any lost wages that you may have suffered while you were recovering from your injury. At the Montee Law Firm, our attorneys are ready and willing to give you the attention and care you need. They are also willing to represent you with aggression and knowledge. They understand that you have just gone through a traumatizing ordeal and you need a caring and compassionate lawyer who can take care of the details while you recover. Don't hesitate to contact an attorney at the Montee Law Firm today to get the representation you need.

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