Study Finds Drugs Involved In Nearly 25% Of Accidents

A new study suggests drugs may be a factor in as many as a quarter of fatal car crashes.

Researchers examined government data on car accidents where there was drug-test information on the drivers. Of the drivers who died in accidents, about 25-percent tested positive for drugs. Marijuana and stimulant drugs, including cocaine and meth, were the most common.

Experts say some drugs can linger in a person's body for several days.

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