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Brisbane’s Car Crash Hotspots

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Some Of The Worst Car Accident Suburbs In Brisbane City

Chances are, you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident. Car accidents can of course happen anywhere, at any time, however there are known hot spots in most towns and cities. We decided to look closely near one of our offices, just to see just how bad it can be around Brisbane.

Fortitude Valley and Brisbane City Worst Spots

A Queensland Government road crash locations study has shown Fortitude Valley and Brisbane City tie in the top spot for worst car accident suburbs in Brisbane.

They each recorded 29 car accidents from January 1st – June 30th, 2017. Woolloongabba followed, recording 26 car crashes during this time.

10 Of The Most Common Suburbs For Car Crashes In Brisbane

A Queensland Government road crash locations study has shown Fortitude Valley and Brisbane City tie in the top spot for worst car accident suburbs in Brisbane.

They each recorded 29 car accidents from January 1st – June 30th, 2017. Woolloongabba followed, recording 26 car crashes during this time, as shown below.

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SUBURB # OF CRASHES (JAN 1 - JUN 30, 2017)
Fortitude Valley 29
Brisbane City 29
Woolloongabba 22
Annerley 22
Sunnybank Hills 21
Upper Mount Gravatt 19
Calamvale 19
Chermside 18
Sunnybank 17
South Brisbane 17

The most common roads for car accidents included:

Plan ahead and avoid these areas at busy times if you can.

 

Common Types Of Car Crashes In Brisbane (By Crash Nature, Type & Conditions)

NATURE OF CRASH # OF CRASHES IN BRISBANE (JAN 1 - JUN 30, 2017)
Rear-end 377
Angle 332
Hit object 112
Sideswipe 88
TYPE OF CRASH # OF CRASHES IN BRISBANE (JAN 1 - JUN 30, 2017)
Multi-vehicle 812
Single vehicle 184
Hit pedestrian 67
Other 4
CONDITIONS # OF CRASHES IN BRISBANE (JAN 1 - JUN 30, 2017)
Daylight 786
Darkness – lighted 186
Dawn/dusk 81
Darkness – not lighted 14

The study showed rear-end crashes were the most common, and significantly more crashes included multiple vehicles. It also revealed a high majority of crashes occurred during daylight.

Of the car accidents that occurred in Brisbane from January 1st – June 30th, 2017, the most common crash severity was:

  • Medical treatment: 542
  • Hospitalisation: 380
  • Minor injury: 145

Car accidents can range from inconvenient to tragic.

If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident, our professional motor vehicle and car accident lawyers can provide advice and support. Get in touch today for a free claim assessment.

 

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If you or someone you know, have been injured as a result of a car injury or in many other situations you believe was caused by someone else's wrongful act or negligence, you may be entitled to compensation.

Even if you think your actions may have contributed to your injury, you may still have a claim well-worth pursuing. 

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