One person was killed after a vehicular collision occurred in Visalia on Wednesday afternoon, March 15, 2023.
The collision happened between Whitendale and Demaree in Visalia. A drone shot posted by Synergy Drone Services showed at least two vehicles wrecked by the accident.
The area on Orchard and Walnut is currently being investigated and off-limits for the public as of now, according to the Visalia Police Department.
No further information on the accident was released.
Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Car accidents are the leading annual cause of accidental death and injury in the United States. About two million people die yearly, and ten million are injured due to automobile accidents.
Despite a three-year decline, the National Safety Council reports that the number of Americans killed in car accidents increased by 8.3 percent in 2020. In 2019, 39,107 people lost their lives in auto accidents. It grew to a total of 42,338 in 2020.
Overall, 3,847 people died in auto accidents in California in 2020. Two-car accidents accounted for 1,587 deaths or 41% of fatalities, while single-car accidents accounted for 2,260 deaths or 59%.
What to Do After a Car Accident
Call 911 immediately if you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident. Never lie to law enforcement or the insurance company, and always state things precisely as they are. Some of the victims may even feel remorseful about their situation. If the victim acts in such a manner, the insurance company may choose not to pay out.
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Car Accident Lawyers in Visalia
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