Minor injuries were reported following a two-vehicle collision in Riverbank, Stanislaus County, on Friday afternoon, March 03, 2023.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 12:59 p.m. at Highway 108 and Snedigar Road.
Local responders arrived at the scene and reported minor injuries from the crash. The number of people involved and the extent of the injuries sustained are currently unclear.
The circumstances that led to the crash are under investigation, including whether speeding or intoxication played a role.
No further information was immediately available.
Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics
As the leading cause, vehicle collisions account for a disproportionate share of accidental deaths and injuries in the United States. Worldwide, road traffic accidents account for over two million deaths and ten million injuries annually.
A reversal of the previous three years’ downward trend in traffic-related fatalities in the United States was reported in 2020, according to the National Safety Council. There were 39,107 fatalities caused by automobile accidents in the United States in 2019. In the year 2020, there were 42,338.
The fatality toll from traffic accidents in California reached 3,847 in 2020. There were 2,260 (59%) people killed in single-vehicle accidents and 1,587 (41%) people killed in accidents involving two or more vehicles.
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