Man Killed in Fatal Santa Ana Rear-End
Two vehicles collided Wednesday morning, killing a man in his 20s on September 22nd in Santa Ana.
According to reports, the crash took place at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and 17th Street around 8:30 a.m.
The man was reportedly traveling north on Harbor Boulevard when he rear-ended a transportation bus for reasons unknown.
Unfortunately the unidentified man died at the scene.
The 15 passengers in the bus, however, did not sustain any injuries.
Investigators are actively seeking to determine liability.
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.