Deadly Highway 58 Accident near Castle Road
CHP reported a fatal accident in Barstow on Sunday afternoon, May 22nd.
It was at about 2:36 p.m. when a big rig and pickup truck hauling a camping trailer collided for unknown reasons.
The accident occurred on Highway 58 near Castle Road.
Sadly, due to the impact, one person died.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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