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Bad weather and deadly car accidents

November ushers in the rainy season in San Francisco. Inclement weather starts to be a major problem in many parts of the U.S. this time of year. While extreme weather conditions (think hurricanes and tornadoes) inspire headlines, car accidents caused by bad weather kill many more people per year across the country. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, roughly 22 percent of all vehicle crashes involve hazardous weather. That translates to nearly 6,000 deaths per year in accidents caused by rain, fog, snow, ice and other weather phenomena. Common cause of weather-related crashes Over the past decade, wet pavement…

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Every 17 hours, someone in San Francisco is hurt in a wreck

Serious auto crashes happen every day in U.S. cities. San Francisco is no exception. Trauma surgeons at San Francisco General Hospital say that they treat a victim of a serious auto wreck around every 17 hours. About half of the patients who arrive at San Francisco General’s Trauma Center were hurt in an auto collision, Mission Local reports. Medical treatment lost wages and lost productivity cost about $35 million per year. The victims get badly hurt while driving or riding in a car, walking across the street or riding their bicycle. Some do not survive. Others do but sustain permanent…

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