Nueces County Among Top Ten Counties in Texas For Number of Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Crashes
Among all the 254 counties in Texas, Nueces County is in the top ten for the total number of bicycle/motor vehicle crashes.
From 2007 to 2012, there were 12,789 crashes in Texas involving bicycles, resulting in 12,132 injuries and 297 fatalities.
Crashes that happen on higher-speed roads are more likely to result in fatalities.
Two-thirds of bicycle crash injuries occurred on city streets. This is most likely because bicyclists spend the most time riding on city streets versus other roadways.
The largest percentage of bicycle crash fatalities (33%) occurred on U.S. and state highways.
Injured in a Bike Accident?
Many cycling accident victims are left with severe injuries after their accident, some in life-altering ways. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, call 361-887-1031. We handle all types of personal injury claims stemming from the negligence or intentional acts of others. We can invest the resources necessary to prepare and try cases on behalf of personal injury victims.