Three people were injured following a multi-vehicle collision north of the Saugus neighborhood in Santa Clarita on Monday afternoon, March 06, 2023.
According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the three-vehicle crash occurred around 4:36 p.m. on San Francisquito Canyon Road, north of Quail Trail and the Santa Clarita Valley Equestrian Center.
The California Highway Patrol reported that one of the vehicles involved veered over the double lines and collided with two other cars. The driver who caused the crash sustained major injuries, while the two other motorists suffered minor injuries.
Two ambulances were sent out and one arrived on the scene, taking one victim to a local hospital. No further details on their identities and current conditions were immediately available.
The authorities are looking further into what caused the multi-car crash, including whether alcohol or drugs played a role. No other information was released.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Car accidents are a leading cause of accidental death and injury in the United States. Around ten million people are hurt and over two million are killed every year due to traffic-related incidents around the world.
According to the National Safety Council, after three years of reduction, traffic deaths increased by 8.3 percent in 2020. In 2019, there were 39,107 people killed in car accidents in the United States. By the year 2020, that figure had risen to 42,338.
A total of 3,847 people lost their lives in California traffic accidents that year in 2020. The majority of traffic fatalities, 2,260 (59%), occurred in incidents involving a single vehicle, while 1,587 (41%) were caused by collisions involving two or more cars.
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