Statistics And Commentary Regarding Fatal ATV Accidents

There are many risks in riding ATVs.  ATVs,  often referred to as “three-wheelers” and “four-wheelers,” have resulted in many Illinois ATV accidents.  Some of these accidents have resulted in serious injuries, and occasionally there is a fatal ATV accident.

On this site, ATV safety issues and ATV accidents – including those that have been fatal – are found under the under the “ATV Accidents” category.  Many of these accidents involve children and teenagers.  The potential dangers of teenagers riding ATVs is discussed in the July 14, 2014 post titled “ATV Safety Issues For Teenage Riders.”

In a June 28, 2018 segment titled “NBC Responds:  ATV Safety Tips for the Holiday Weekend,” NBC Chicago talks about various safety concerns regarding ATVs, and cites various statistics regarding fatal ATV accidents.  Among the most notable statistics cited is that roughly 2/3 of all fatal accidents involving off-road vehicles happen when these vehicles are ridden on a roadway.

Additional details concerning these ATV accidents can be seen in the sources mentioned above.


Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Joseph Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

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