[05-22-2023] Napa County, CA – Single-Vehicle Crash on Silverado Trail Results in Two Major Injuries

[05-22-2023] Single-Vehicle Crash on Silverado Trail Results in Two Major InjuriesTwo people sustained major injuries in a solo-vehicle crash on the Silverado Trail near Yountville on Monday afternoon, May 22, 2023.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened in the 7100 block of the Silverado Trail north of Yountville Cross Road around 2:26 p.m.

The CHP stated that the victim’s vehicle crashed into a driveway pillar and was trapped in the wreckage.

The two were rescued from the wreck and transported to Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center to have their injuries treated.

It is uncertain whether drugs or alcohol contributed to the incident.

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In 2020, the National Safety Council reported that speeding, drunk driving, and failing to wear safety devices like seatbelts were the leading causes of accidental death and serious injury on American roadways.

In 2020, after three years of reduction, the injury rate related to traffic accidents in the United States increased by 8.3 percent. The number of people injured in automotive accidents rose to 42,338 in 2020 from 39,107 in 2019.

In 2020, car accidents sent more than 4.8 million individuals to the emergency room. It is estimated that around $473.2 billion has been set aside to care for victims of traffic accidents. The cost of lost pay, transportation, medical care, office supplies, and car repairs can quickly add up.

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