Santee is a community that’s home to just over 50,000 people, and the population has been quite steady over the past 25 years. Families dominate the populace here, and that’s why you’ll see so many people who are out and about at any given time in Santee. It’s not uncommon to see pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists all sharing the local roads. While this scenario evokes images of safety, the unfortunate fact of the matter is that all of these people are at risk for accidents. Based on crash data, the types of accidents that occur in Santee are quite diverse. Below you’ll find an overview of this data. Anyone who has been injured by someone else’s negligence in a crash needs to contact a Santee car accident lawyer as soon as possible.
A total of 107 Santee car accidents occurred in 2013. These crashes either injured or killed 137 people. What’s noteworthy about the 2013 statistics is that more than 20 percent of all accidents in Santee involved ‘other’ types of vehicles. Below you’ll find these types of crashes and the percentage of the overall total associated with each:
In 2014, 115 Santee car accidents occurred, leading to 144 people being either injured or killed. Once again, crashes involving ‘other’ types of vehicles and situations occurred with a high degree of frequency. Below you’ll see those statistics:
Fortunately, there were no Santee trucking accidents in 2014. Despite that, the crashes listed above accounted for 23.8 percent of all Santee accidents, which was up slightly from the 23.4 percent of crashes in 2013.
The number of Santee car accidents that occurred in 2015 dropped to 106. These incidents either injured or killed 143 people. The strong trend regarding ‘other’ types of crashes also remained in 2015, as you’ll see below:
26.5 percent of all Santee car accidents in 2015 involved either a motorcycle, bicyclist, pedestrian or truck.
Unfortunately, too many people are injured every year in Santee in crashes that they did not cause. As the data reveal, it doesn’t seem to matter much if someone is driving a car, truck or motorcycle or if they are out walking or riding a bicycle, as traffic accidents do not discriminate. If you find yourself facing a struggle because you’ve been wrongfully injured in a crash, you need to seek the help of a Santee car accident lawyer who has been fighting for the rights of clients successfully for several years. Contact Gomez Trial Attorneys today to schedule a free initial consultation.
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