One Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Canoga Avenue
A tanker truck and car were involved in a traffic collision on Friday morning in Canoga Park.
The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on Canoga Avenue, near Victory Boulevard.
Per reports, the truck struck an unidentified car before losing control and crashing into a fountain.
Following that, the truck then became engulfed in flames.
Sadly, one occupant inside of the car died as a result of the crash.
Authorities shut down Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue for a period of time.
An active investigation is underway to determine liability.
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.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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