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No Surprise to David Perecman And Other Personal Injury Attorneys, Vehicles Lead All Causes of Injury at New York Hospital
Date:2/1/2010

A study shows that the number of pedestrians struck by vehicles in Queens is rising.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 1, 2010 -- A report on pedestrian accident statistics released by Elmhurst Hospital Center shows that the number of people struck by vehicles in some central and western sections of Queens is on rise. The report is being analyzed by New York personal injury attorneys to help their clients.

Among the highlights:

 
  • Last year, the number of people treated at the hospital for a pedestrian injury was the highest in almost a decade.
  • In 2009, 256 people were treated at the hospital for a pedestrian injury. This means a jump of 16 people over the 2008 total, and 41 more injured pedestrians than the hospital admitted in 2007.
  • Pedestrian injury is the top injury mechanism that brought patients into Elmhurst Hospital Center during 2008 and 2009.
  • Vehicles striking pedestrians caused more than 30% of the injuries seen at Elmhurst Hospital, whereas the incidence ranges from 9-25% in other parts of New York City
  • 7% of the Elmhurst Hospital pedestrian injury study patients died from their injuries.
  • The average length of stay for the survivors was 10 days. New York personal injury attorneys recognize the great hardship this length of stay could be for victims and their families.
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