Three people were injured after a multi-vehicle collision in Diamond Bar on Saturday night, January 7, 2023.
Reports confirmed that the crash occurred around 5:17 p.m. westbound on the Pomona Freeway, just east of Diamond Bar Boulevard.
Around 6 p.m., westbound lanes were closed to allow bus passengers to exit the motorway, creating a significant traffic jam. Lanes 3 and 4 reopened at 6:16 p.m., followed by the remaining lanes at 6:57 p.m.
Reports showed a temporary traffic delay while the investigation was ongoing.
A heavy-duty tow truck was dispatched to the area to retrieve the bus.
The three patients were taken to a hospital and are expected to recover from their injuries.
The cause of the collision is still being investigated.
Multi-Vehicle Collision Statistics
More than 5.2 million car accidents occurred nationwide in 2020, according to the NHTSA. More than 30% (1.6 million) of such crashes resulted in injuries, while less than 1% (35,766) resulted in fatalities.
According to statistics, the fatality rate increased to 1.34 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles driven in 2020, an increase of 6.8% from 2019 to 2020. The number of injuries per 100 million car miles decreased by 6% from 2019 to 2020.
Sixty-seven percent of those killed or seriously injured in car accidents are drivers, 24% are passengers, 4% are motorcyclists, 3% are pedestrians, and 2% are pedal cyclists.
A multiple-vehicle collision occurs when three or more drivers are involved due to a series of circumstances. Following a crash, debris could entrap up to six vehicles.
Unlike traffic accidents, multi-vehicle crashes generally result in fatalities, serious injuries, and property damage. A loss of control or ignorance of your surroundings could put others in danger. Such collisions are more likely to occur under most circumstances.
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