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Boating Accident Statistics

Boating Accidents Lawyer Statistic

North Carolina Boating Accident Stats

5 Year Summary of Accidents and Deaths in Boating Accidents in NC

2007 North Carolina Boating Accident Breakdown:

Total Accidents: 158
Collision with another vessel: 45
Collision with fixed object: 24
Skier Mishap / Injury: 16
Overboard Fall: 16
Grounding: 13
Struck submerged object: 7
Struck by motor or propeller: 7
Capsizing: 7
Fall in vessel: 7
Struck by vessel: 6
Sunken ship: 3
Collision with floating object: 2
Flooding / Swamping: 2
Fire Explosion (Non-Fuel): 1
Ejected from vessel: 1
Departed vessel: 1

2007 Total Amount of property damage from boating accidents in NC: $5,209,561

This was the 3rd highest state total behind Florida and California.

In 2007 North Carolina had 2.8% of deaths by way of boating accidents in the US.

North Carolina ranked 11th in the US with 375,815 vessels registered and accounted for 2.7% of the boats registered in the US.

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