[03-11-2023] San Diego County, CA – Two People Critically Injured in Escondido Two-Vehicle Crash

[03-11-2023] Two People Critically Injured in Escondido Two-Vehicle CrashTwo people suffered critical injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Escondido in the North County Region on Saturday morning, March 11, 2023.

The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District reported that the crash occurred at about 11:04 a.m. at 8899 Del Dios Road, near the Lake Hodges Dam.

One adult male from one of the vehicles and one adult female from the other were transported to a nearby Palomar hospital in unknown conditions. One of the victims had to be extricated. Neither was identified.

The crash briefly closed the roadway before it was reopened to traffic. The circumstances that led to the crash remain under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department provided assistance to the fire crews during the rescue operation.

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Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics

Most unintentional deaths and injuries in the United States occur as a result of motor vehicle collisions. Moreover, more than two million people die and ten million are injured every year due to automobile accidents.

The National Safety Council reported that traffic-related fatalities in the United States increased by 8.3 percent in 2020, reversing a declining trend that had been present for the prior three years. There have been 39,107 fatalities due to car crashes in 2019. That number increased to 42,338 by the year 2020.

There were 3,847 fatalities in California car accidents in 2020. Most of the fatalities (2,260 or 59%) involved only a single vehicle, while almost half (1,587 or 41%) included several vehicles.

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