Fatal Car Accident Statistics
Thousands of car accidents happen every single day across Louisiana, resulting in varying degrees of personal injury and sometimes death. The leading causes of these car, motorcyle, and truck accidents
are distracted driving
, impaired driving
, and speeding, with drunk driving reported as a leading factor in car accident deaths.
Every year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) releases information on fatal car accidents throughout the United States. In 2019, there were 33,244 fatal crashes including car wrecks, SUV/pickup crashes, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, bicycle accidents, and pedestrians. Learn more about the 2019 car accident death statistics for Louisiana in this infographic.
Whether an accident is fatal or not, the costs involved can quickly add up. If you have been injured from a car crash, motorcycle accident, or truck wreck, be sure you talk to a local personal injury attorney and get the help you deserve. At Murphy Law Firm, we have over 150 years of combined experience as car crash attorneys
, truck accident lawyers
, and are the experts in motorcycle
and bicycle law