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Arkansas Car Accident Statistics

No one ever sets out to get injured in a car accident and you are no exception. Car accidents are often frightening and painful experiences, even if no injuries are sustained.

Retrieved from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, here are the Arkansas car accident statistics that you need to know:

The Data from 2018

In 2018 (the most recent year with data available), Arkansas had a population of 3,013,825. A total of 36,675 million miles were traveled during that year.

There were 472 fatal crashes, which resulted in 516 deaths. There were 17.1 deaths per 100,000 people.

There were 1.41 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled.

Deaths By Road User Type

A total of 163 car occupants lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 32% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

A total of 187 pickup and SUV occupants lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 36% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

A total of 24 large truck occupants lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 5% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

A total of 66 motorcyclists lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 13% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

A total of 62 pedestrians lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 12% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

In addition, 3 bicyclists lost their lives in vehicle accidents, which makes up 1% of all vehicle accident fatalities.

Deaths By Crash Type

A total of 285 people died in crashes involving just one vehicle, which makes up 55% of all car accident fatalities.

A total of 231 people died in crashes involving more than one vehicle, which makes up 45% of all car accident fatalities.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation. Let our team see if we can help you recover it.

Call Taylor & Taylor Law Firm, P.A. today at (501) 267-9808 to discuss the details of your case.

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