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2022 Washington State Car Accident Statistics

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, there were 103,180 car accidents reported in 2022, which resulted in 704 fatalities and 29,564 injuries.

Here are some other statistics on car accidents in Washington State in 2022 from the Washington Department of Transportation:

  • Speeding was a contributing factor in 811 crashes with a fatality or serious injury
  • Alcohol and/or drugs were involved in 6,365 crashes
  • Distracted driving was a contributing factor to 592 crashes
  • Driving while drowsy was a contributing factor to 91 crashes with a fatality or serious injury

It’s important to remember that these statistics represent real people who have been impacted by car accidents in Washington State. While these numbers may seem high, it’s important to remember that many accidents are preventable through safe driving practices, such as obeying traffic laws, avoiding distractions while driving, and never driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Washington State, it’s important to seek the guidance of an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you understand your legal rights and options for seeking compensation for your injuries and damages. Call WeierLaw today to get help with your car accident case.

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