According to NCS, you’re more likely to die from an opioid overdose than a car crash

For the first time, you are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than from a car crash.

New numbers from the National Safety Council show the odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose were 1 in 96, odds of dying in a car 1 in 103.

These numbers are from data in 2017, last month, the Center For Disease Control said, life expectancy in the U.S. declined due to drug overdoses and suicides.

 

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