Canton, Miss.– May 1, 2018 (WJTV) According to a report from WJTV, a man was killed in a single-car crash on Monday night. The man was driving on the north side of Highway 51 when he swerved off of the road to avoid a head-on collision with a car that was moving in the other direction that had veered into his lane as its driver attempted to pass another vehicle
When the man swerved off of the road to avoid the head-on collision, he lost control of his car and hit a pole. He died from the injuries caused by the collision. Reports from local authorities note that the man was wearing his seatbelt when the accident occurred.
Car accidents cause many injuries and fatalities in Illinois every year. For example, in 2015, there were over three hundred thousand motor vehicle wrecks throughout the state. Accident statistics can help us understand the larger picture of what is happening with car accidents in Illinois, including the types of accidents, the numbers of people who get killed or injured, and the scenarios in which those accidents occurred.
An analysis of all of the car crashes that happened in Illinois in 2015 revealed that nine hundred and fourteen of them were fatal accidents, killing at least one person each. Another sixty-six thousand collisions caused injuries, but no fatalities. Nearly thirty-four thousand Illinois crashes in 2015 involved fixed objects, such as the pole in the accident described above. Of the wrecks involving a fixed object, two hundred and seventy-seven were fatal crashes. Two hundred and forty-four people who died in Illinois motor vehicle wrecks in 2015 were wearing seatbelts at the time of their fatal accidents.
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