Fatal Collision on Lear Avenue and 2 Mile Road
An unidentified 20-year-old man died in a traffic collision on Thursday morning in Twentynine Palms.
The accident took place just after 10:38 a.m. on May 12th.
The man was operating a Subaru wagon before slamming into the rear of a Caterpillar road grader.
It was within the southbound lanes of Lear Avenue where the crash took place.
Sadly, the man died at the scene despite life-saving measurements.
The other driver was left unharmed.
An active investigation is underway.
According to the NHTSA, nearly 2.5 million rear-end collisions are reported each year in the U.S. More specifically, they are responsible for 28% of all crashes.
In addition, rear-end collisions account for 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year.
These types of crashes are often the result of distracted and reckless driving.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.