On the Pacific coast of the U.S. hit the second this week barrage of thunderstorms, accompanied by cold snap. In just eight hours on the roads of southern California, mainly because of the weather, there has been 170 traffic accidents. As noted by the patrol and inspection service of the state, the number of accidents has exceeded more than twice normal. On average, every day in California, recorded 82 accidents.
Now specify the number of victims and injured in traffic accident occurred. Thus, in the area off Highway 5 in Lake Pyramid Lake encountered two trucks. The driver of one of them was killed, the second driver seriously injured and hospitalized.
Driving on the roads of California partially paralyzed. Because of ice and snow covers the highway police in the mountain passes, but because of flooding — in the plains, the ITAR-TASS