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You have the right to compensation when someone else is responsible for your car accident and resulting injuries. To identify the liable party and hold them accountable, you may need to consider how the accident occurred.
Understanding how, when, and why car accidents happen in the Toledo area can give you insight into securing what you deserve.
The Toledo car accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick have compiled the most recent statistics available for 2023, found on the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) OSTATS Dashboard. This information should help you better prepare for your insurance or civil claims. If you have additional questions or need legal guidance and support, contact KNR for a free, no-risk consultation.
Contact our office at (419) 324-8205 to schedule yours today.
Here is a breakdown of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, motor vehicle crashes.
2023 Toledo and Lucas County car crash statistics by month:
4,579 Total Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle wrecks are some of the most terrifying experiences you can go through. They can lead to severe bodily injury or even death. Of the 4,579 Toledo car accidents that have occurred so far:
These are just a few of the most common car accidents in or near Toledo. If you’ve been injured in any type of collision, obtaining legal help should be a priority.
Although negligent and unsafe driving practices cause many motor vehicle crashes, many other contributing factors and causes of Toledo and Lucas County car accidents exist.
You might be surprised to find that responding police officers will generally not document the underlying cause of the collision. Instead, they may only include a single factor as a cause of the accident. For instance, if a motorist ran a stop sign because they were drunk, drunk driving would be the root cause of the accident, not failure to stop at a stop sign.
A negligent driver can cause an auto collision any time of day, but on specific days and times, you are more likely to be involved in a crash. Here are the most dangerous times of day to travel throughout Lucas County and Toledo:
The Lucas County and Toledo highway systems see a lot of traffic. As expected, they also see many of the area’s motor vehicle accidents. With several lanes of traffic, congestion, and drivers operating at high speeds, this should be no surprise.
Here are the major highways and interstates in Lucas County, Ohio, with the highest number of accidents.
Whether you suffered injuries in a Toledo car accident on State Road – 184, IR – 475, or US – 24, you likely have many unanswered questions regarding what happens next with your claim. Here are some of KNR’s most valuable resources for Ohio car accident victims:
The impact a car accident can have on your life is undeniable. Thankfully, when someone else is to blame, you can recover financial relief. At KNR, our Toledo injury attorneys are here to help.
Our personal injury law firm will review the details and help explore your legal options for compensation. With multiple locations across Ohio, we proudly serve the Lucas County area and offer 100% free and no-obligation case evaluations. Call (419) 324-8205 to schedule your consultation today.