Fatal Two-Vehicle Accident on Old Stage Road
Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal collision that occurred Monday night in Salinas, California.
Per CHP, the wreck took place around 8:45 p.m. in the Gonzales area at Old Stage Road and Associated Lane.
A Chevrolet Silverado crashed with another vehicle within the northbound lanes which resulted in major front-end damage and a broken front axle.
Unfortunately, one person was killed as a result.
No details have been provided on other involved individuals.
An active investigation remains underway.
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.
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