At Edwards & Edwards in Greenville, each motorcycle accident attorney from our team is well aware of the grim statistics concerning motorcycle accidents and fatalities. The NHTSA reported that more than 87,000 motorcyclists were injured in traffic accidents in the United States in 2005, and 4,500 were killed. In North Carolina alone, 152 motorcyclists were killed in vehicle crashes in 2005.
The NHTSA estimated that compared to passenger car occupants, per vehicle mile, motorcyclists are about eight times more likely to be hurt and 34 times more likely to be killed in a motor vehicle accident. If you or a family member is now a part of these unfortunate statistics, contact Edwards & Edwards in Greenville to speak with a motorcycle accident lawyer today!