Accidental Injury Death Rates Down in Oregon State. - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Accidental Injury Death Rates Down in Oregon State.

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Oregon - Department of Human Services in Oregon show a 54% decrease in unintentional deaths for children since 1995.

Leaders feel passing new child safety seat laws and raising awareness of the need to wear a bike helmet may have an impact.

Accident injury deaths still remain the number one cause of death for children ages 14 and under. 

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