Living Lake Country Reporter released information about an accident that caused injury to 5 people. The Waukesha Sheriff reported that a vehicle was driving east on County Line Road and stopped to turn left onto Briar Ridge Lane in the Town of Lisbon. The car was struck from behind by a second car. The driver of the first car was uninjured. However, his two passengers, a 10-year-old and a 12-year-old boy, his sons, were taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries after the rear end collision. The driver of the second car sustained serious injuries, and her 4-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter were taken to a nearby hospital for injuries.The two kids in the second car had to be airlifted to the hospital. Police are still investigating the crash.
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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there were over 30,000 motor vehicle traffic crashes that resulted in fatalities in 2010. In the same year there were over 16,800 fatal accidents that killed the drivers of the vehicles. The injury rate in 2010 was the same as in 2009. Drivers between the ages of 20 and 34 are the most likely to be involved in a fatal car accident due to speeding. In 2010 and 2009 75 people are injured per 100 million miles of travel of vehicles. In Wisconsin there were over 550 fatal car accidents in 2010. However, across the nation fatal crashes decreased by 2.2 percent from 2009 to 2010, and the fatality rate dropped to 1.11 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles of travel in 2010. Although this is not a high number, one fatality in a crash is too high. Being a safe driver is important not only for your safety, but for those around you.
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