One Killed, Four Injured in Crash on Foresthill Road
A Foresthill man was killed in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Placer County.
The tragic accident occurred on July 12th around 3 p.m. on Foresthill Road.
Per CHP, the man was driving west in a Toyota Corolla when it collided with an Acura MBX driven by a woman and occupied by her three children.
The impact of the crash sadly left the man dead.
Additionally, the mother and her three children suffered moderate injuries and were hospitalized for treatment.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.