Authorities reported a multi-vehicle collision resulting in possible injuries in Granite Bay, Placer County, on Thursday morning, January 19, 2023.
According to local authorities, the three-vehicle crash occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. near the Auburn Folsom Road and Muir Way intersection.
Although the circumstances leading to the collision remain under investigation, it appears that at least three vehicles were involved. The severity of the damage, the number of people involved, and the extent of possible injuries were unknown at the moment.
The severe traffic experienced on Auburn Folsom Road between Douglas Boulevard and Beals Point was redirected toward Eureka Road.
Authorities are further investigating the collision.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Statistics
One car accident is reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration almost every minute. Roughly 3,000 people per year lose their lives in automobile accidents in California.
According to the National Safety Council, more than 110,000 persons lose their lives each year in the United States due to incidents involving vehicles. There have been 3,898 fatalities and 2,710,000 injuries in California as a direct result of these disasters.
The death rate has risen by an average of 23.5% per year in the five years since 2013, and this upward trend is likely to persist for some time.
When three or more cars are involved in an accident, it is called a “multi-vehicle crash.” According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 13,000 persons were killed in incidents involving four or more vehicles in 2010.
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