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If you have been injured in a traffic accident, it is important to visit a qualified doctor to evaluate your injuries. Trying to "heal yourself" could cause your body more harm.

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A traffic accident is defined as any vehicle accident occurring on a public highway (i.e. originating on, terminating on, or involving a vehicle partially on the highway). These accidents therefore include collisions between vehicles and animals, vehicles and pedestrians, or vehicles and fixed obstacles. Single vehicle accidents, in which one vehicle alone (and no other road user) was involved, are included. All fatality and injury totals include pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists unless otherwise noted.

Types of Traffic Accident Injuries

NOTE: Medical malpractice is a specific legal term related to lawsuits alleging various different circumstances leading to damage to a patient. Malpractice suits may allege various mistakes made by doctors or other medical professionals, including misdiagnosis, mistreatment, or various types of negligence. Not all errors in medical diagnosis and treatment are necessarily malpractice, because there are certain risks and margins for error that arise inherently in the practice of medicine. It is important to seek professional medical attention if you have been injured in a traffic accident.

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TRAFFIC ACCIDENT STATISTICS

A total of 42,643 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in 2003. Another 2.9 million people were injured.

The majority of persons killed or injured in traffic crashes were drivers (64 percent), followed by passengers (30 percent), pedestrians (3 percent), motorcycle riders (2 percent), and pedalcyclists (2 percent).

Persons 16 to 20 years old had the highest fatality and injury rates per 100,000 population. Children 5 to 9 years old had the lowest fatality rates, and children under 5 years old had the lowest injury rates.

For every age group, the fatality rate per 100,000 population was lower for females than for males. The injury rate based on population was lower for females than for males for people 5 to 9 years old and over 74 years old.

Forty percent of the persons who were killed in traffic crashes in 2003 died in alcohol-related crashes. Ten percent of the injured persons received their injuries in alcohol-related crashes.

State Traffic Safety Information For Year 2003
Toll Of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2003

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medical information
If you have been injured in a traffic accident, it is important to visit a qualified doctor to evaluate your injuries. Trying to "heal yourself" could cause your body more harm.
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traffic accident insurance information
Being involved in a traffic accident can be a very stressful situation. Dealing with insurance claim adjusters can be just as stressful. It doesn't have to be...
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expert witness
If you have been involved in a serious injury accident your attorney may need to retain the services of "expert". These professionals are trained to reconstruct all types of accidents.
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traffic police
If you have been involved in a traffic accident, use this section to help locate the traffic investigation division of various police departments in the United States.
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