Alarming Central Florida Auto Accident Statistics
It’s no surprise that with the number of distracted drivers on the road each and every day the number of auto accidents each year continue to rise. Below are statistics of three of the major counties that surround Orlando, as provided by FIRES (Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System – Lexis Nexis).
Orange County, Florida Seminole County Osceola County
Total Crashes: 29,120 Total Crashes: 6,648 Total Crashes: 6,337
Injury Crashes: 13,292 Injury Crashes: 3,057 Injury Crashes: 5,271
Total Traffic Fatalities: 167 Total Traffic Fatalities: 44 Total Traffic Fatalities: 48
What this means for Central Floridians is that it is more important than ever to drive with extreme care. It also means that it is crucial to be prepared and understand the steps to take following an accident. Trial Pro suggests following these 10 steps after an auto accident:
- Call 911 immediately
- Take photographs
- Gather information on the other driver
- Cooperate with the police
- Do not admit fault or responsibility
- Get copies of driver exchange info & police report
- Get medical attention
- Contact 1-800-Trial-Pro
- Report accident to your insurance
- Do not speak with other side’s insurance company
Questions About Your Central Florida Auto Accident
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