Deadly Fiery Marysville Collision
Investigators are working to determine what may have caused the fatal collision in Marysville on Tuesday morning.
The fiery crash occurred on October 12th around 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of Hammonton Smartsville Road and Doolittle Drive.
According to CHP, a pickup truck collided with another unidentified vehicle which immediately caught fire.
The unidentified vehicle was completely burned as a result of the impact.
Cal Fire, along with Yuba County Sheriff’s Department and paramedics responded to the scene.
While it is unclear how many people sustained injuries, one person was unfortunately killed in the accident.
Both vehicles were also towed away from the scene and all traffic lanes were shut down for a period of time.
The identity of the deceased will be made public once notification of kin.
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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