West Sacramento Accident Statistics

West Sacramento Accident Statistics

West Sacramento Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a West Sacramento auto accident attorney. The city of West Sacramento, voted in 2014 as the Most Livable City in America, is a fast growing community. Quite a few accidents take place in this city with a population of under 100,000.

Did You Know?

  • In 2014, West Sacramento was named as the Most Livable City in America by the United States Conference of Mayors.
  • West Sacramento is actually located in Yolo County. The Sacramento River separates West Sacramento from the heart of Sacramento and Sacramento County.
  • The California Highway Patrol Academy and Museum is located in West Sacramento. 

West Sacramento Accident Statistics 2013-2015

There have been 557 total collisions in West Sacramento from 2013 to 2015. The statistic report indicated that there were 58 bicycle accidents, 37 pedestrian accidents, 35 truck accidents and 32 motorcycle accidents. There were also 32 drunk driving accidents in total. Unfortunately, these types of accidents caused injuries to 787 and killed 14 people.

West Sacramento Statistics Including Type of Collision

The following accident statistics demonstrate the number of collisions based on the type of collisions for the City of West Sacramento:

  • Vehicle vs Pedestrian: 36 – 6.5%
  • Broadside: 127 – 22.8%
  • Head-On: 22 – 3.9%
  • Hit Object: 78 – 14%
  • Not Stated: 3 – 0.5%
  • Other: 8 – 1.4%
  • Overturned: 9 – 1.6%
  • Rear-End: 230 – 41.3%
  • Sideswipe: 44 – 7.9%

West Sacramento Statistics With Victim Degree of Injury

The following data reveals the degree of injury for victims that have suffered through accidents in West Sacramento:

  • Complaint of Pain: 543 – 67.8%
  • Killed: 14 – 1.7%
  • Other Visible Injury: 213 – 26.6%
  • Severe Injury: 31 – 3.9%

West Sacramento Accidents Based By Primary Collision Factor (PCF)

The following information signifies the Primary Collision Factor (PCF) that have caused accidents in West Sacramento:

  • Bicycling or Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug: 32 – 5.7%
  • Following Too Closely: 15 – 2.7%
  • Improper Turning: 74 – 13.3%
  • Improper Passing: 6 – 1.1%
  • Not Stated: 4 – 0.7%
  • Other Hazardous Violation: 7 – 1.3%
  • Other Than Pedestrian or Motorist: 13 – 2.3%
  • Pedestrian Violation: 19 – 3.4%
  • Right-of-Way for Automobiles: 58 – 10.4%
  • Right-of-Way for Pedestrians: 8 – 1.4%
  • Traffic Signs and Signals: 38 – 6.8%
  • Unknown: 3 – 0.5%
  • Unsafe Backing or Starting: 9 – 1.6%
  • Unsafe Rate of Speed: 213 – 38.2%
  • Wrong Side of Roadway: 40 – 7.2%

West Sacramento Auto Accident Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a West Sacramento auto accident attorney. If you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident, please feel free to contact me at anytime at (916) 921-6400 or toll-free at (800) 404-5400 for free and friendly advice.

Since 1982, I have been helping families from West Sacramento with their personal injury and wrongful death claims.

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