Two-Vehicle Crash on Lakeville Highway
Police are working to determine the cause of a head-on collision that occurred in Sonoma County on Tuesday afternoon.
According to CHP, the accident took place at 2:43 p.m. on February 1st on Lakeville Highway.
The two vehicles involved were a pickup truck and Toyota sedan.
Upon impact, power lines went down across traffic lanes due to the collision.
At this time it is unclear how many people were involved and also unclear if any injuries were reported.
Tow trucks also responded to the scene to remove both vehicles from the site.
An active investigation is underway.
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
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