[02-26-2023] San Bernardino County, CA – One Person Injured in Victorville Two-Vehicle Collision

[02-26-2023] One Person Injured in Victorville Two-Vehicle CollisionOne person was sent to the hospital with injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Victorville on Saturday evening, February 26, 2023.

According to the Victorville Police Department, the crash occurred at around 11:00 p.m. on the Bear Valley Road bridge near Ridgecrest Road.

The emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the Jeep SUV and a pickup truck involved in the crash, the circumstances of which are still being investigated.

There is no information on the total number of people involved, but one person was transported away from the scene via ground ambulance. Their current state is unknown.

The Victorville City Fire reported that the bridge was iced over, causing the roadway in both directions to be closed for several hours. The Victorville Police looks further into the crash.

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Automobile accidents are the leading cause of both accidental death and hospitalization in the United States. Every year, motor vehicle accidents cause two million deaths and ten million injuries around the world.

The National Safety Council reported an increase in preventable traffic fatalities in 2020. Before that year’s 8.3% spike, the death rate had decreased over the prior three years. There were 39,107 people killed in car crashes in the United States in 2019. It reached 42,338 by 2020.

It is estimated that 3,847 people were killed in automobile accidents in California year 2020. 59%, or 2,260, of the fatalities were involved in single-vehicle accidents, while 41%, or 1,587, were involved in multiple-vehicle crashes.

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