Motor vehicle traffic injuries are the second leading cause of injury related death for Albany County residents, according to the NYS Department of Health.
24 Albany County residents die due to traffic injuries every year:
• Of these deaths, 8 are occupants, 8 are unspecified persons, 3 are motorcyclists, and 3 are pedestrians.
Motor vehicle traffic injuries are the second leading cause for injury related to hospitalizations for Albany County residents.
170 Albany County residents are hospitalized due to traffic related injuries every year:
• Of these hospitalizations, 99 are occupants, 29 are pedestrians, 25 are motorcyclists, 8 are unspecified persons, and 8 are pedal cyclists.
These statistics are shocking and these incidents happen right in our own community. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash, contact our experienced Albany personal injury attorneys for a free consultation.