[03-30-2023] Ventura County, CA – One Woman Killed After Two-Vehicle Head-One Crash in Simi Valley

[03-30-2023] Ventura County, CA - One Woman Killed After Two-Vehicle Head-One Crash in Simi ValleyA woman was killed while two male juveniles were injured following a two-vehicle head-on collision in Simi Valley on Thursday night, March 30, 2023.

According to the Simi Valley Police and Ventura County Fire Department, the fatal crash occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. in the 1600 block of Cochran Street.

A woman was discovered trapped inside the wreckage of a silver Scion and was declared dead at the scene after medical responders tried to save her. No other information is available on the woman’s identity until the next of kin is notified.

The two occupants of the second vehicle, a white Mazda, reportedly sustained minor injuries. One of them was taken to a nearby hospital. A later report revealed that the occupants were both male minors.

The initial inquiry suggested that the gray Scion heading westbound veered over the double yellow line before colliding head-on.

The investigation is still ongoing. At this time, there is no additional information available.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Accident Statistics

Every year, countless Americans lose their lives and more are injured in avoidable car accidents. More than ten million people are injured and more than two million people are killed every year as a result of automobile accidents in the whole world.

The National Safety Council reported an 8.3 percent increase in traffic fatalities in the year 2020. Before that point, this number had fallen for three years running. In 2019, there were 39,107 people killed in car-related accidents in the US. There were 42,338 of them in 2020.

In 2020, 3,847 people died in traffic-related incidents in California. About 1,587 people were killed in collisions involving three or more vehicles (41%). 2,260 (or 59%) of the fatalities were the result of single-car accidents.

In 77% of accidents causing injuries, 71% of injury accidents, and 72% of accidents overall, two or more cars were involved. There were around 8,000 persons maimed or killed in angle collision accidents in 2020.

What to Do After a Car Accident

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