Minor injuries were reported following a two-vehicle collision in Belmont, San Mateo County, on Tuesday morning, February 28, 2023.
According to the San Mateo County Police Department, the crash occurred at about 11:20 a.m. at the Ralston Avenue and Island Parkway intersection.
The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown, but it reportedly involved a gray Mercedes and an unspecified white car.
The number of people involved and the extent of the injuries are unclear, but minor injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
The investigation into the crash continues, including determining whether speeding, alcohol, or drugs played a role.
Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Motor vehicle accidents account for the vast majority of accidental fatalities and injuries in the USA. In addition, about ten million people are injured and two million people are killed each year as a result of automobile accidents all over the world.
The reported number of Americans killed in traffic accidents increased by 8.3 percent in 2020, despite a three-year reduction, according to the National Safety Council. In 2019, there have been 39,107 fatalities attributed to automobile accidents. There were 42,338 of them in 2020, an increase from the year before.
There were 3,847 fatal car accidents in California that year in 2020. More than half (59%) of the fatalities (2,260) involved a single-vehicle incident, while 41% (1,587 deaths) involved two or more cars.
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