Two people were sent to the hospital with injuries after a two-vehicle collision in Riverside County on Wednesday afternoon, March 22, 2023.
According to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, the crash occurred around 5:00 p.m. on Fred Waring Drive and Cook Street between Indian Wells and Palm Desert.
The responding firefighters arrived at the scene and located two unspecified vehicles involved in the crash. What exactly led to the collision is still being investigated.
One individual sustained moderate injuries, while another suffered minor wounds. Both unidentified victims were transported to a hospital in unknown conditions.
It is currently unknown whether speeding or intoxication played a role in the crash.
Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Most avoidable injuries and deaths in the United States occur as a result of motor vehicle collisions. Worldwide, over 10 million people are injured and 2 million are killed yearly due to road accidents.
Compared to the previous year, the number of Americans killed in automobile accidents increased by 8.3 percent in 2020, as the National Safety Council reported. These numbers had been progressively declining during the past three years prior to 2020.
In 2019, there were 39,107 fatalities due to automobile accidents in the United States. The number jumped to 42,338 in 2020.
There were 3,847 fatalities due to traffic accidents in California in 2020. A total of 1,587 people (41%) were killed in accidents involving two or more cars. It was determined that 2,260 (59%) of the total fatalities resulted from single-vehicle collisions.
77% of injuries, 71% of accidents resulting in injuries, and 72% of all accidents involved two or more cars. In 2020, angle crashes accounted for over 8,000 deaths and injuries.
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