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Whether a 3-wheeler, 4-wheeler, or any other type of off-road vehicle, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can be fun and exhilarating recreational options for riders of all ages. They continue to grow in popularity, especially with young adults and teenagers; unfortunately, they can also be dangerous, especially if not operated safely or if proper safety measures are not followed. All too often ATV accidents can result in severe or even fatal injuries, while leaving victims or their loved ones faced with an aftermath that can be confusing, like any motor vehicle or automobile accident.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a New Mexico ATV accident, call Zinda Law Group today at (800) 863-5312 to schedule your free consultation with one of our experienced accident lawyers. If we are not able to win your case, you will not owe us anything.
atv accident statistics
Between 2015 to 2017, there were 2,210 fatal incidents reported across the United States involving off-highway vehicles, including 1,671 incidents involving all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). During this period, New Mexico reported 27 fatal accidents resulting in 28 reported deaths. Meanwhile, between 2015 to 2019, there were an estimated 524,600 injuries treated in emergency departments across the country as a result of accidents involving off-highway vehicles.
Approximately 27% of these injuries occurred to children under the age of 16, while almost half of the injuries suffered in ATV accidents occurred to victims between the ages of 16 and 34. Importantly, these statistics reflect the frequency and danger of ATV accidents near you in New Mexico as well as across the entire country.