Three people, one of whom was trapped, were injured when their car collided with a pole in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, February 24, 2023.
The Los Angeles Fire Department occurred around 1:02 a.m. at Vignes and Cesar E. Chaves Avenue.
The authorities discovered three victims inside a sedan that had struck a light pole.
The trapped victim was thought to be in critical condition. A third victim was in stable condition, and there was another victim inside the car in serious condition.
All three victims were taken by LAFD to a nearby hospital.
The Los Angeles Police Department is handling the crash investigation.
Single-Vehicle Crash Statistics
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System reports 38,824 fatal motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2020, with 35,766 people killed. There were 1.34 or 11.7 fatalities per 100,000 people for every 100 million miles driven.
Unintentional traffic events cause approximately 10,000 fatal car accidents in California each year. This diagram depicts the gravity of the situation.
California has seen a 23.5% increase in fatal car accidents since 2013. In 2017, 3,898 people died in 4,850,866 car accidents, while 276,823 were injured.
To protect your safety and the safety of those around you, you must obey traffic laws, maintain a safe following and leading distance, and drive with caution. There are still fatal car accidents every day, despite these precautions.
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Even though they had nothing to do with the incident, the victim may nonetheless feel responsible for it. Such behaviors can provide the insurance company with an excuse to reject the claim.
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Los Angeles County Car Accident Lawyers
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