Yuba City Accident Statistics

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Yuba City Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville-Yuba City auto accident attorney. Yuba City is located in Sutter County, California. What many do not know about this city with a population under 100,000 is that quite a few accidents tend to occur.

Did You Know?

  • Yuba City has a total population of over 65,000.
  • Yuba City is the most populated city of Sutter County.
  • Yuba City is home to cultural diversity. The city holds an annual Sikh Day Parade and an annual Cultural Celebration that attracts people from around the world.

Accidents in Yuba City

There were 266 accidents that caused 386 injuries and 1 death in Yuba City for 2015 alone. Out of these accidents, there were 29 (10.9%) bicycle accidents, 10 (3.8%) motorcycle accidents, 15 (5.6%) pedestrian accidents and 5 (1.9%) truck accidents. Drunk driving played as a factor in 26 (9.8%) of these accidents. Surprisingly, only 44 (16.5%) of these accidents happened along the state highway and 222 (83.5%) did not.

Number of Accidents by Type of Accident

The following types of accidents are based by the number of accidents in Yuba City:

  • Broadside: 98 – 36.8%
  • Head-on: 18 – 6.8%
  • Hit Object: 14 – 5.3%
  • Other: 2 – 0.8%
  • Overturned: 8 – 3%
  • Rear-End: 89 – 33.5%
  • Sideswipe: 23 – 8.6%
  • Vehicle/Pedestrian – 14 – 5.3%

Primary Collision Factor

The following list contains the Primary Collision Factors (PCF) that caused these accidents in Yuba City:

  • Automobile Right-of-Way: 50 – 18.8%
  • Bicycling or Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug: 17 – 6.4%
  • Following Too Closely: 6 -2.3%
  • Improper Passing: 1 – 0.4%
  • Improper Turning: 33 – 12.4%
  • Not Stated: 1 – 0.4%
  • Other Hazardous Violation: 1 – 0.4%
  • Other Improper Driving: 1 – 0.4%
  • Other than Driver (or Pedestrian): 1 – 0.4%
  • Pedestrian Right-of-Way: 5 – 1.9%
  • Pedestrian Violation: 9 – 3.4%
  • Traffic Signals and Signs: 26 – 9.8%
  • Wrong Side of Road: 17 – 6.4%
  • Unsafe Backing or Driving: 13 – 4.9%
  • Unsafe Lane Change: 4 – 1.5%
  • Unsafe Speed: 75 – 28.2%
  • Unknown: 6 – 2.3%

Accident Victim Degree of Injury

The following list contains the degree of injury that victims involved in Yuba City suffered from:

  • Fatal: 1 – 0.4%
  • Complaint of Pain: 180 – 67.7%
  • Other Visible Injury: 66 – 24.8%
  • Severe Injury: 19 – 7.1%

Marysville-Yuba City Auto Accident Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville-Yuba City auto accident attorney. If you, or a family member has been injured as the result of an automobile accident, please contact me at (530) 392-9400 for free, friendly advice. You may also get into contact with me through my toll-free number at (800) 404-5400.

Since 1982, I have been assisting families from throughout Northern California obtain fair compensation for their personal injury and wrongful death cases.

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