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Thousands of crashes involving motor vehicles occur in the United States every day. These accidents lead to injury, property damage, and loss of life. However, another factor should be considered: the financial cost of motor vehicle crashes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), car crash deaths result in $41 billion in medical and work loss costs across the nation, and Indiana takes approximately $883 million of that figure.
The breakdown of that $883 million, which is from the last year the CDC had available data, looks like this:
By far, the most affected group of people in our state is the young adult demographic. As much as 41 percent of that figure reflects car crashes across Indiana involving young adults (those aged 20 to 34). Adults between 35 and 64 make up 35 percent of the cost, while teens, children and older adults bring up the remaining 24 percent.
Learn more about Indiana’s car crash statistics and the total costs involved on the CDC website.
If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a car crash, you are urged to contact the attorneys of Wilson Kehoe Winingham. An Indianapolis car accident lawyer from WKW can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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