[05-18-2023] Fresno County, CA – Three People Killed After Semi-Truck Collision in Mendota

[05-18-2023] Three People Killed After Semi-Truck Collision in MendotaThree people were killed after a semi-truck collision in Mendota on Thursday morning, May 18, 2023.

According to the California Highway Patrol, authorities responded to a Manning Avenue and Highway 33 crash around 5:00 a.m.

Authorities stated that a Toyota was heading along Manning Avenue when, for some reason, it veered into the path of the passing semi-truck.

The driver and a passenger in the Toyota were declared dead at the scene, while another passenger was transferred to a nearby hospital but later died. The semi-truck driver, according to the authorities, was not injured.

No further information was disclosed as authorities continued their investigation into the fatal crash.

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Fatal Truck Accident Statistics

In a collision, truck drivers and passengers are safer than passengers in smaller cars. More minor vehicle occupants face a higher risk of severe injury or death in an accident. The repercussions might be disastrous when a semi-truck or massive vehicle gets involved in an accident.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,965 people died in truck accidents in the United States in 2020. In 2019, there were 5,032 fatalities. The overall number decreased by 5% in 2020. Trucks are responsible for 71% of fatal car accidents in the United States.

Large trucks were involved in 8.9% of fatal collisions in the United States in 2020. Truck-car crashes killed at least 90 people in California in 2015. At least 50 truck-related fatalities occurred in Texas and Florida in one year.

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