4 Injured, 1 Dead, Following Crash near 50th Street East and Avenue N
Two vehicles collided head-on in Palmdale on Sunday morning, resulting in the death of one unidentified person.
According to CHP, the accident occurred at 11:25 a.m. near 50th Street East and Avenue N.
Four people suffered injuries and were rushed to a local hospital. The extent of their injuries; however, remains unknown at this time.
Sadly, one died at the scene.
Authorities also shut down the area for several hours pending cleanup and investigation.
Investigators are actively working to determine fault.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.