10/08/2020 – A driver has died after a car accident in East Las Vegas has died of blunt force trauma to the head, as reported by the Clark County Coroner Office. The cause of death has been ruled as an accident, making this fatality the 75th traffic-related death in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area to date.
Did you know?
- The mortality rate for Traumatic Brain Injury is said to be 30 per 100,000, contributing to an estimated 50,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
- Head injuries account for 34 percent of all traumatic deaths nationwide.
- Once a person reaches the age of 30, the mortality risk after head injury begins to increase.
- The leading causes of head injury-related deaths are due to motor vehicle crashes, suicides, and slip and fall accidents.
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