Stockton Accident Statistics 2016


Stockton Accident Statistics 2016

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. The city of Stockton is located in the central valley of California. Stockton has a population of nearly 300,000 and is ranked as #13 out of 478 for being the largest city in California. What many do not know about this big city is that car accidents frequently occur here.

Stockton Fun Facts

  • Stockton was the first community in California that did not establish a name of Native American or Spanish origin.
  • Stockton is home to the oldest university of California, University of the Pacific, which was founded in 1851.
  • The Annual Asparagus Festival held in Stockton attracts over 100,000 visitors.

Stockton Accidents

There were 2,453 accidents in Stockton in 2016. According to the accident statistic report, there were 120 (7.3%) bicycle accidents, 70 (4.3%) motorcycle accidents, 127 (7.8%) pedestrian accidents and 71 (4.3%) truck accidents. The report also concluded that there were 135 (8.3%) drunk driving accidents. These accidents unfortunately caused 2,424 victims to suffer traumatic injuries and 29 victims to suffer fatal injuries.

Stockton Accidents by Type of Collision

The following data reveals the type of collision for accidents in Stockton:

  • Broadside: 615 – 37.6%
  • Head-On: 59 – 3.6%
  • Hit Object: 166 – 10.1%
  • Not Stated: 2 – 0.1%
  • Other: 83 – 5.1%
  • Overturned: 18 – 1.1%
  • Rear End: 438 – 26.8%
  • Sideswipe: 128 – 7.8%
  • Vehicle/Pedestrian: 127 – 7.8%

Stockton Accidents by Primary Collision Factor 

The following report indicates the Primary Collision Factors (PCF) for how accidents took place in Stockton:

  • Bicycling/Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drug: 95 – 5.8%
  • Impeding Traffic: 1 – 0.1%
  • Unsafe Speed: 529 – 32.3%
  • Following Too Closely: 15 – 0.9%
  • Wrong Side of Road: 66 – 4%
  • Improper Passing: 8 – 0.5%
  • Unsafe Lane Change: 80 – 4.9%
  • Improper Turning: 97 – 5.9%
  • Automobile Right of Way: 294 – 18%
  • Pedestrian Right of Way: 39 – 2.4%
  • Pedestrian Violation: 54 – 3.3%
  • Traffic Signals and Signs: 281 – 17.2%
  • Other Hazardous Violation: 14 – 0.9%
  • Other than Driver/Pedestrian: 16 – 1%
  • Unsafe Starting or Backing: 12 – 0.7%
  • Other Improper Driving: 5 – 0.3%
  • Unknown: 25 – 1.5%
  • Not Stated: 5 – 0.3%

Accident Victim Degree of Injury

The following information states the degree of injury of accident victims in Stockton:

  • Complaint of Pain Injury: 1,140 – 69.7%
  • Fatal Injury: 29 – 1.8%
  • Other Visible Injury: 387 – 23.7%
  • Severe Injury: 80 – 4.9%

Stockton Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. If you have been seriously injured following an accident, please give me a call at (209) 227-1931 for free and friendly advice. You may also contact me free of toll at (800) 404-5400.

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