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Troubling Statistics About Accidents in St. Petersburg

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Over a mere 5 year period between 2011 and 2015, the total number of all crashes on the roads of St. Petersburg, including the number of injury crashes, increased every year according to data released by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. DHSMV pooled all of the crash-related incidents investigated by the St. Petersburg Police Department and found that the number of crashes involving motorcycles, trucks, cars and bicycles almost doubled from 2011 to 2015! The statistics are as follows:

Total Number of Motorcycle, Truck, Car and Bicycle Crashes:

20112012201320142015
27463600432246165264

Total Number of Injury Crashes of at least one reported injury including fatalities:

20112012201320142015
15381763193120972168

 

These alarming numbers in the City of St. Petersburg reflect an increase in total crashes of 91% and an increase of injury crashes of 41% over just 5 years. It is clear from this data that the roads in the City of St. Petersburg are not getting safer and this trend should be troubling for any motorist on the roads. Please be safe out there.

Our goal in every case is to provide you with the resources to obtain the best possible medical treatment and then maximize your recovery. We understand how difficult being injured in an accident can be. We also understand the toll that an accident takes on your family. Not only might you miss time form work, but the trips to the doctor and the care that must be given can all be challenging. We take every case seriously and do our best to answer all of our clients’ questions, phone calls and emails. We always put our clients’ best interests first. We have been around for over 60 years because of this dedication to our clients. The roads of Pinellas County are very dangerous due to visitors, tourists, congested roads, and elderly drivers. We have handled every type of case in the area and will be happy to discuss your claim at no charge. We only get paid if we recover money for you.

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