[03-07-2023] Los Angeles County, CA – Pursuit Led to Three-Car Crash in Harvard Heights, Several Injured

[03-07-2023] Pursuit Led to Three-Car Crash in Harvard Heights, Several InjuredSeveral people were injured after a pursuit led to a multi-vehicle collision in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, March 7, 2023.

According to reports, the crash transpired around 12:45 a.m. in the Harvard Heights neighborhood.

Authorities were pursuing a silver sedan for unknown reasons, which ended when the suspect collided with two other vehicles at the intersection of Western Avenue and Washington Boulevard.

Firefighters responded to the scene and transported six patients to local hospitals.

A 20-year-old man and woman were both listed in critical condition, while a 22-year-old woman and three teenagers sustained minor injuries.

Authorities apprehended at least two people inside the suspect vehicle.

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As per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 5.2 million car accidents occurred in America in 2020. Less than 1% (35,766) of these collisions resulted in fatalities, while more than 30% (1.6 million) were injury-related.

In 2020, fatalities increased by 1.34 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, and fatal crashes increased by 6.8%. Injuries decreased by 6% in 2020 from 2019, with 79 injuries per 100 million vehicle miles.

Drivers account for 67 percent of those killed or seriously injured in car accidents, passengers account for 24 percent, motorcyclists account for 4%, pedestrians account for 3%, and pedal cyclists account for 2%.

Multiple-vehicle collisions occur when a combination of factors leads to a crash involving three or more vehicles. A car accident could trap up to six vehicles in debris.

Unlike traffic accidents, multi-vehicle collisions usually result in fatalities, serious injuries, and property damage. You might endanger those around you if you lose control or are unaware of your surroundings. Collisions of this type are more likely to occur in most cases.

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