Lemon Grove is a relatively small community of approximately 25,000 residents. Unlike other communities in San Diego County, the population of Lemon Grove has remained relatively stable over the past 15 years. This is a place where families are comfortable and people are able to get where they need to go in and around the county quite easily. As it appears based on statistics, it also seems that Lemon Grove is becoming a progressively safer place to drive. The number of crashes that occur here has been going steadily downward for a few years, which is obviously a very good thing. There are still a number of people who are injured in collisions, though, and those people should seek the help of a Lemon Grove car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Below is an overview of the accident data.
2013 represents the recent high point for Lemon Grove car accidents based on available data. 119 Lemon Grove car accidents occurred during 2013, leading to 158 people being either injured or killed. The types of crashes that occurred in descending order from that year include:
There were fewer Lemon Grove car accidents in 2014 than there were during the previous year. 60 Lemon Grove car accidents took place during 2014. 73 people were either injured or killed in these crashes. That represents a drop of nearly 50 percent in one year, which is a relatively rare turnaround. The most common types of collisions that occurred in 2014 include:
Once again, the number of Lemon Grove car accidents plummeted in 2015 when compared to the previous year. Only 36 accidents occurred during 2015, leading to 57 people either being injured or killed. That represents a drop of 40 percent from one year to the next and nearly a 70 percent drop from 2013. The leading causes of crashes from 2015 include:
It is very good news to see that the number of car accidents in Lemon Grove is dropping. That said, dozens of people were still injured or worse in crashes in 2015 alone. When someone is wrongfully injured, it’s quite possible that he or she will not receive a fair offer from any insurance company or insurance companies involved. Therefore, those who have been harmed because of the negligence of someone else need to make sure they speak to a Lemon Grove car accident lawyer before proceeding towards a resolution. If you find yourself in this situation, contact Gomez Trial Attorneys to schedule a free initial consultation.
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