[03-08-2023] Los Angeles County, CA – Multi-Vehicle Collision on 10 Freeway near Crenshaw Blvd Killed One Person

[03-08-2023] Multi-Vehicle Collision on 10 Freeway near Crenshaw Blvd Killed One PersonOne person was killed following a fiery multi-vehicle collision, resulting in possible injuries in South Los Angeles early Wednesday morning, March 08, 2023.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal fiery crash occurred at about 2:03 a.m. on the westbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway near Crenshaw Boulevard.

The responders from the LAPD, LAFD, and CHP arrived at the scene to find four vehicles involved, including one on fire, and a knocked-down utility pole. Witnesses said the vehicles were traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash.

One man was found lying in the middle lane. The person was declared dead on the spot. It remained unclear how many people were involved and the extent of possible injuries sustained.

All westbound lanes of the freeway were shut down as the investigation continued. The traffic was redirected to Crenshaw Boulevard.

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Automobile accidents are the leading cause of a disproportionately high number of accidental deaths and injuries in the United States. Every year, almost two million lives are lost due to accidents around the world, and ten million more are injured.

The National Safety Council reported an 8.3 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2020, following three years of reduction. In 2019, there were 39,107 people killed in car crashes across the United States. By the year 2020, there were 42,338.

In 2020, 3,847 people have lost their lives in car crashes in California. The majority, 2,260 (59%), were killed in single-car incidents, while 41%, or 1,587 people, were killed in collisions involving two or more vehicles.

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