One was killed, and at least two others were injured following a car crash overturning a vehicle in Upland on Thursday morning, March 16, 2023.
According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the fatal collision occurred around 3:00 a.m. at the intersection of 7th Street and Euclid Avenue.
The responding officers discovered an overturned vehicle upon arrival. It remains unclear what exactly led to the crash and how many vehicles were involved.
Three people were found trapped inside the wreckage and were extricated. One of them was beyond medical help and was declared dead. No further details on the other occupants’ condition were immediately available.
The victim’s identification was withheld until the next of kin was notified. No other information was released as the investigation continued.
Car Accident Statistics
The majority of accidental deaths and injuries in the United States each year are caused by automobile collisions. Each year, more than two million people are killed in automobile-related incidents worldwide, and ten million more get injuries.
There was an increase of 8.3 percent in fatalities involving motor vehicles in the United States in 2020, according to the National Safety Council. This followed three years of decrease. In 2019, 39,107 people died in motor vehicle collisions. By the year 2020, there were 42,338 of them.
A total of 3,847 people lost their lives in car accidents in California in 2020. Multi-vehicle incidents involving two or more cars accounted for 41% of all fatalities, with 1,587 deaths. One-vehicle collisions accounted for 59% of fatalities (2,260).
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