Automobile Accidents in USA: Fatality and Injury Data Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau had published in 2012, statistical data of the automobile accident in United States. Information was obtained from data of U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. Data was analyzed from 1999 to 2009. In 1999, total number of automobile accidents were 11.5 million and fatal outcome were 46,800 death.

Number of automobile accidents decreased in 2009 to 10.8 million and mortality rate was 35,900 patient, who were found dead either at the site of accident or in the hospital. Number of automobile accidents and deaths have decreased since 2009. Automobile accident fatalities in 2010 was 32,885 and in 2011 it was 32,310.

Automobile Association of America (AAA) had published a report in 2008 of average cost of providing treatment for fatal and the non-fatal accident. Reports suggest cost of treatment for non-fatal automobile accident was $68,170 and for fatal cases cost of treatment was 3.2 million dollar per patient. AAA estimates total annual cost of 166.7 billion dollars for treatment of all automobile accidents.

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Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:May 29, 2018

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