Motor vehicle traffic injuries are the leading cause of injury related death for Orange County residents, according to the NYS Department of Health.
On Average, 41 Orange County residents die due to traffic injuries every year:
• Of these deaths, 22 are occupants of the vehicle, 8 are unspecified persons, 5 are pedestrians, and 5 are motorcyclists.
Motor vehicle traffic injuries are the second leading cause for injury related to hospitalizations for Orange County residents.
An average of 341 Orange County residents are hospitalized due to traffic related injuries every year:
• Of these hospitalizations, 230 are occupants, 45 are motorcyclists, 30 are unspecified persons, 26 are pedestrians, and 10 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 Orange County personal injury attorneys for a free consultation.