Five people were injured following a two-vehicle crash that turned one car on its side in North Park, San Diego, on Saturday night, March 04, 2023.
According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the collision occurred around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and Park Boulevard.
First responders learned upon arrival that two people were trapped inside the wreckage and had to be extricated. They were then taken to a nearby hospital. An additional three people from the second car involved were hospitalized.
All five victims reportedly received medical evaluation and treatment. No further details were released on the victims’ identities and the extent of their injuries.
There is no other information on what caused the crash as the investigation by the authorities continues.
Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Most accidental deaths and hospitalizations in the United States occur as a result of motor vehicle collisions. More than two million people die and ten million are wounded in traffic-related incidents annually around the world.
The National Safety Council determined that, despite a 3-year decline, traffic fatalities climbed by 8.3 percent in 2020. There were 39,107 fatalities due to automobile accidents in the United States in 2019. In the year 2020, there were 42,338 of them.
3,847 individuals lost their lives in automobile accidents in the Golden State of California in 2010. (2020). There were 2,260 fatalities (59%) associated with single-vehicle accidents and 1,587 fatalities (41%) associated with multiple-vehicle accidents.
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