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Every accident involving a vehicle has the potential to result in the loss of life or life-altering injuries. When the vehicle involved in the accident is a semi-truck that can easily weigh 20 or 30 times more than other vehicles on the road, the aftermath can be unfathomable.
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Over 5,005 fatalities and 158,000 injuries were reported as a result of large truck-related accidents in the U.S.
Based on a 2019 article released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
According to the latest data available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in 2019, there were 5,005 fatal crashes involving large trucks in the United States, resulting in 5,005 fatalities.
Additionally, there were also 119,000 accidents, resulting in over 158,000 injuries that involved large trucks.
Many of these individuals had their lives altered in ways most cannot even imagine. Add to their injuries the cost many do not see – pilling medical bills, years or a lifetime of therapy, an inability or difficult time performing work-related tasks, and the daily adjustments truck accident victims face daily just living, and the result is an unjust outcome.
Large Truck Injury Crash Statistics 1999 – 2019
The following data table represents a summary of large truck-related accidents from 1999 – 2019.
These figures were taken from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Large Trucks and Bus Crash Facts 2019 report.
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The Alarming Rise of Semi Truck Accidents in the U.S. is becoming a far bigger problem than most are aware of.
The following represents a summary of data found in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Large Trucks and Bus Crash Facts 2019 report.
- There was a 47% increase in the amount of fatal crashes involving large trucks or buses from 2009-2019.
- Large truck and bus injury crashes increased 13% from 2016 – 2019.
- The number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes increased 2% from 2018 – 2019.
- There are 13,085,643 registered large trucks in the U.S.
- The number of large trucks involved in injury crashes went up by 6% from 2018-2019.
Semi-truck accidents continue to be a significant issue on U.S. roads.
Any compensation you receive will not undo the damage that has been caused, but it will help alleviate some of the financial burdens you face. Our compassionate and understanding truck accident team of attorneys is ready to create an aggressive strategy and fiercely fight for you to receive the justice you deserve.
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