[03-01-2023] Sacramento County, CA – Multi-Vehicle Crash near Antelope Involved Nine Cars with Possible Injuries

[03-01-2023] Multi-Vehicle Crash near Antelope Involved Nine Cars with Possible InjuriesAuthorities reported a multi-vehicle collision that led to possible injuries near Antelope in Sacramento County on Wednesday morning, March 01, 2023.

The California Highway Patrol stated that the nine-vehicle crash occurred on northbound Walerga Road near PFE Road, where Sacramento and Placer counties meet.

The circumstances leading to the crash are still being investigated, but several California agencies have warned about icy roads that can even be more dangerous to reckless drivers.

No further details were available on the number of people involved and the extent of possible injuries as the investigation into the crash continued.

Drivers are advised to drive slowly, especially in bad weather.

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The leading cause of accidental death and serious injury in the United States is automobile collisions. Additionally, over two million people lose their lives and ten million are injured every year due to traffic accidents all over the world.

According to data compiled by the National Safety Council, traffic fatalities spiked by 8.3% in 2020, reversing a three-year downward trend. In 2019, there were 39,107 people killed in car accidents across the United States. This number had risen to 42,338 by 2020.

In the year 2020, 3,847 people died in car accidents in the state of California. Of the total number of fatalities, 2,260 (59%) were the result of accidents involving only one vehicle, while 1,587 (41%) occurred in collisions involving two or more vehicles.

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