About Car Accidents in Sacramento, California
Sacramento is the seventh-largest city in California, with an estimated 2008 population of more than 460,000. With the number of commuters who take to the roads on a daily basis, it is no wonder that car accidents are a common occurrence. Most people will be involved in some form of auto accident at one point in their life, particularly drivers with long commutes or those who drive in particularly congested areas.
Sacramento Car Accident Statistics
According to statistics compiled by the California Highway Patrol, there were a total of 3,566 car accidents causing injury and 28 fatal car accidents in the city of Sacramento in 2008. Of these:
- 370 of these accidents were alcohol involved;
- 248 involved pedestrians who were injured or lost their lives;
- 273 involved bicyclist injuries or fatalities; and
- 215 involved motorcyclists.
A car accident may have a serious impact on any driver, passenger, pedestrian or
bicyclist involved. Depending on the force of impact, the crashworthiness of the vehicle and a number of other factors, any person involved in a Sacramento car accident may be at risk of sustaining serious or fatal injury. This will lead to medical bills, possible hospitalization, missed work, and various other injuries or financial damages the victim will have to deal with.
That is why the legal team at Pacific Attorney Group is committed to representing car accident victims in the filing of their insurance claims or lawsuits related to their accidents and injuries. We understand that this may be a particularly stressful time for you and your family, and we want to offer you the guidance and you support to pull through.
today to learn more about your rights and options after a Sacramento car accident, and how a lawyer at our offices can help.
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