Fatal Head-On Crash Reported in Stanislaus County
Two people were killed as the result of a head-on crash in Stanislaus County on Thursday.
Per CHP, the wreck took place at 2:16 in the afternoon on West Grayson Road.
A semi and pickup truck collided head-on on September 22nd under unclear circumstances.
The crash resulted in flames and the truck driver fled the scene on foot. He was chased after a police K9 dog.
Sadly, two unidentified people were killed in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation to determine liability.
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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