Car Accident Death Risk Increases as Kids Get Older

WOWK TV out of Tornado, West Virginia recently reported on some alarming statistics. The full article can be found here.

A partnership between the Children’s hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Company funded a recent study showing that the risk of children dying in car accidents increases as children get older.

Out of about 10,000 passenger deaths studied, more than half were riding with a driver under the age of 20. Furthermore, two thirds of these children were not wearing a seatbelt.


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