East St. Louis Personal Injury Laywers
Information About East St. Louis Traffic Collisions
East St. Louis is widely recognized as being a dangerous place, with FBI
reports listing it as having one of the highest rates of
assaults and attacks as well as other types of crime in the nation. Motor vehicle accidents
are another danger which faces the people of this city on a daily basis,
both on the city streets and on highways such as the I-64 corridor. According to
Crash Analysis, a report published by the St. Clair County government in 2008, rear-end
collisions are the most common type of
auto accident by a wide margin, accounting for 39% of all traffic crashes countywide.
Collisions occurring during a turn are listed as being the second most
common type of accident (16%), followed by rollover accidents (11%), collisions
occurring at an angle (9%), sideswipes (3%) and head-on crashes (2%).
Pedestrian accidents comprised 1% of all traffic crashes in the report period.
Resources for East St. Louis
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About East St. Louis, IL
City of East St. Louis
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