Two people were hospitalized after their vehicle crashed into a building in Norwalk on Sunday night, March 04, 2023.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the solo-car crash occurred at about 9:00 p.m. at Studebaker Road at the 105 Freeway.
The circumstances leading to the crash are still being investigated, but the car caused damage to the building that houses medical offices. It also broke and bent a guard rail.
Two individuals were sent to the hospital after sustaining unspecified injuries. No updates on their current states were released.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing, including whether speeding or intoxication played a role.
Car Accident Statistics
According to a survey by the National Safety Council in 2020, more individuals died in crashes when drivers were either not wearing seatbelts, were going too fast, or were under the influence of alcohol.
Death rates in the United States rose by 8.3 percent in 2020 after having fallen for three years in a row. The annual death toll from car crashes rose to 42,338 in 2020 from 39,107 the previous year.
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