Stanislaus County Accident Statistics 2016

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Stanislaus County Accident Statistics 2016

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. Stanislaus County, one of California’s most populated counties, is home to nearly 542,000 residents. What many do not know about this county is that accidents frequently occur in the area.

Stanislaus County Fun Facts

  • Stanislaus County was formed from a portion of Tuolumne County in 1854.
  • Stanislaus County was ranked as #16 out of 58 for the most populated counties in California.
  • The number one industry in Stanislaus County is agriculture. The primary agricultural product of this county is almonds.

Stanislaus County Accidents

In 2016, there were 3024 accidents in Stanislaus County. The accident statistic report indicated that there were 148 (4.9%) bicycle accidents, 143 (4.7%) motorcycle accidents, 185 (6.1%) pedestrian accidents and 122 (4%) truck accidents. There were also 345 (11.4%) drunk driving accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents caused 4399 victims to suffer traumatic injuries and 71 victims to suffer fatal injuries.

Stanislaus County Accidents by Type of Collision

The following data expresses the type of collisions in Stanislaus County:

  • Broadside: 991 – 32.8%
  • Head-On: 242 – 8%
  • Hit Object: 366 – 12.1%
  • Not Stated: 48 – 1.6%
  • Other: 68 – 2.2%
  • Overturned: 132 – 4.4%
  • Rear End: 829 – 27.4%
  • Sideswipe: 194 – 6.4%
  • Vehicle/Pedestrian: 154 – 5.1%

Primary Collision Factors for Stanislaus County Accidents

The following information includes the Primary Collision Factors (PCF) for how accidents took place in Stanislaus County:

  • Automobile Right-of-Way: 573 – 18.9%
  • Driving or Bicycling Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug: 251 – 8.3%
  • Fell Asleep: 3 – 0.1%
  • Following Too Closely: 88 – 2.9%
  • Hazardous Parking: 1 – 0%
  • Improper Passing: 9 – 0.3%
  • Impeding Traffic: 2 – 0.1%
  • Improper Turning: 533 – 17.6%
  • Lights: 2 – 0.1%
  • Not Stated: 14 – 0.5%
  • Pedestrian Right-of-Way: 53 – 1.8%
  • Pedestrian Violation: 72 – 2.4%
  • Other Hazardous Violation: 39 – 1.3%
  • Other than Motorist or Pedestrian: 44 – 1.5%
  • Other Improper Driving: 9 – 0.3%
  • Traffic Signals and Signs: 341 – 11.3%
  • Unknown: 111 – 3.7%
  • Unsafe Lane Change: 69 – 2.3%
  • Unsafe Speed: 704 – 23.3%
  • Unsafe Starting or Backing: 37 – 1.2%
  • Wrong Side of Road: 69 – 2.3%

Victim Degree of Injury

The following report reveals the degree of injury to accident victims in Stanislaus County:

  • Complaint of Pain Injury: 1,893 – 62.6%
  • Fatal: 71 – 2.3%
  • Other Visible Injury: 876 – 29%
  • Severe Injury: 184 – 6.1%

Modesto Car Accident Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. If you, or a member in your family has suffered severe injuries after a car accident, please call me at (209) 227-1931 for free, friendly advice. You may also contact me free of toll at (800) 404-5400.

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