THOUSAND PALMS, California – Two people had to be rescued about 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning by Riverside Firefighters after the white pickup truck they were traveling in rolled over on the eastbound Interstate 10 freeway just west of Monterey Avenue, according to a CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire press release.
Fire Department rescue workers used the Jaws of Life to rescue the two victims after they were trapped in the crumpled wreckage after the crash. Paramedics quickly transported the victims by ground ambulance to a local hospital. One of the victims was in traumatic full arrest and the other sustained moderate injuries in the car accident.
Riverside County Car Accident Statistics
According to the California Statewide Integrated Traffic Report there were 203 people killed, 7,974 injured and 12,860 reports of property damage in car accidents for the year 2009.
Additionally, fatal traffic accidents in California have declined 12% to 2,715 deaths in 2010 compared to 3,090 killed in 2009, according to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Additionally, national statistics show that traffic fatalities have declined in recent years across the United States, down roughly 3% to 32,885 deaths in 2010 compared to 33,883 killed in 2009.
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