[03-24-2023] Los Angeles County, CA – One Person Killed in Hawthorne Multi-Vehicle Collision

[03-24-2023] One Person Killed in Hawthorne Multi-Vehicle CollisionAuthorities reported that a person was killed following a multi-vehicle collision in Hawthorne on Friday morning, March 24, 2023.

The California Highway Patrol said the crash occurred just before 5:00 a.m. on the westbound 105 Freeway near the Crenshaw Boulevard off-ramp.

Three unspecified vehicles were reportedly involved in the collision, but the circumstances that led to it are currently unknown. Authorities are still looking into whether speeding or intoxication played a role.

Upon arrival, the responding officers found one person in one of the traffic lanes. The unidentified individual was declared dead at the site. It’s unclear whether there were injuries.

Several westbound lanes were briefly shut down as the investigation ensued, causing traffic to back up during the morning rush.

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In the United States, automobile accidents are the leading cause of preventable death and injury. Every year, automobile accidents cause over ten million injuries and two million deaths around the world.

The National Safety Council reported an 8.3 percent increase in traffic fatalities in the United States in 2020. This number has been steadily decreasing in the three years prior to the year 2020.

In 2019, there were 39,107 people killed in car-related accidents in the United States. There were 42,338 of them in 2020.

There were 3,847 fatalities due to car accidents in California in 2020. In accidents involving two or more cars, 1,587 people lost their lives (41 percent). The majority of the fatalities, 2,260, or 59%, were in single-vehicle incidents.

In 77% of injury cases, 71% of accident cases where injuries occurred, and 72% of all accident cases, two or more cars were involved. In 2020, angle collisions were responsible for the deaths and injuries of about eight thousand people.

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