[06-13-2022] Humboldt County, CA – Two-Vehicle Collision Kills Two on 101 Near Myers Flat

[06-13-2022] Humboldt County, CA - Two-Vehicle Collision Kills Two on 101 Near Myers FlatAccording to the California Highway Patrol, two people were killed in a two-vehicle collision near Myers Flat Monday late afternoon, June 13, 2022.

The crash occurred at around 4:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 101 near Myers Flat.

Two people were killed in a collision when a driver crossed the median and collided with two motorcyclists traveling in the opposite direction.

Both motorcyclists were ejected from their bikes while traveling southbound with a group of three others, with a woman on a red Triumph Tiger suffering fatal injuries.

The Toyota 4-Runner’s driver was also killed. Their names were not released immediately because they’re next of kin had not been notified.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the other motorcyclist, a man from Portland, Oregon, was taken to St. Joseph for moderate injuries.

The accident, which is still being investigated, shut down the highway for about four hours. According to a CHP release, whether drugs or alcohol were involved was not immediately clear.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics

Most people who get hurt in the United States do so because of car accidents. Every year, close to two million people are hurt in car accidents.

About once every minute, a car accident happens in the United States. In 2017, more than 3,304 people died in car accidents in California, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The National Safety Council says that car accidents cause 11% of all deaths in the United States. This is very much. Last year, 3,898 people died in car accidents in California, and 276,823 were hurt. Since 2013, more than 23.5 percent more people have died in car wrecks.

Car accidents happen for many reasons, but the most common ones are caused by drunk drivers, drivers who aren’t paying attention, people who drive too fast, and people who don’t follow road rules.

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People of any age can die in car accidents. Some even follow the law and buckle up for their safety. Even when they are careful, they still get into serious car accidents because another driver wasn’t paying attention.

Several hundred people on foot are killed by cars every year in California. No matter what caused the car accident that killed your loved one, a fatal car accident lawyer can help you figure out what to do next.

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