44 Incredible Photos That Capture Traffic Accidents in California During the 1950s

Car accident at Franklin and Beachwood, Los Angeles, May 26, 1951
Car accident at Rosemont Avenue and Beverly Boulevard, September 22, 1951
Car accident on Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, October 10, 1951
Car against utility pole on Pacific Electric Tracks, California, November 1, 1951
Car rammed parked truck, 13831 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, August 24, 1951
Car rear-ends train, 14th and Alameda streets, Los Angeles, November 7, 1951
Firemen washing down cars to prevent fire at Avalon Boulevard and Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, October 31, 1951
Gasoline truck and four vehicles in wreck at 109th and Figueroa streets, Los Angeles, August 23, 1951
Overturned car at Stocker and La Brea, California, April 19, 1951
Runaway box car vs. autos in train crossings accident at 25th and Alameda, Los Angeles, May 25, 1951
Traffic accident at 167 South Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, 1951
Traffic accident at 4966 W Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, 1951
Traffic accident at Beverly Boulevard and Arden Avenue, Los Angeles, September 30, 1951
Traffic accident at Santa Monica Blvd. and Western Ave., Los Angeles, May 28, 1951
Traffic accident, Los Angeles, June 16, 1951
Auto hits pole at 5950 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, May 1, 1952
Car accident at Aliso and San Pedro streets, Los Angeles, January 23, 1952
Car crashes into concrete slab on Ramona Freeway, Los Angeles, January 28, 1952
Hot rod accident at Bellevue Avenue and Silver Lake Boulevard, one goes into the other, and both hit third one, Los Angeles, March 25, 1952
Overturned car at 54th Street and Western Avenue, Los Angeles, April 15, 1952
Traffic accident at 8th Street and Bonnie Brae Street, Los Angeles, May 20, 1952
Two-car accident at Beverly Drive and Kirkside Road, West Los Angeles, April 4, 1952
Auto on sidewalk, Culver City, California, 1954
Cadillac after coming to stop at tree, Laurel Canyon and Sunset boulevards, Los Angeles, April 23, 1954
Car hit fire plug, the other car hit by falling pole, Arapahoe Street and Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, April 15, 1954
Accident at Union and 23rd streets, 1955
Four cars involved Pasadena Freeway accident at Bishops Road bridge, Los Angeles, July 22, 1955
Pasadena Freeway accident at Bishops Road bridge, Los Angeles, July 22, 1955
Traffic accident at 64th and Vermont, Los Angeles, February 17, 1956
Auto accident at 12th and Figueroa, California, December 7, 1957
Auto accident at Rivergrade Road and San Bernardino Road, California, February 10, 1957
Manhattan Beach auto accident, California, April 3, 1957
Traffic accident on Santa Ana Freeway at 7th Street turnoff, Southern California, March 9, 1957
Traffic accident on Santa Ana Freeway at 7th Street turnoff, Southern California, March 9, 1957
Traffic accident on Pacific Coast Highway, California, 8 March 1958
Traffic accident (Sepulveda and Montana — West L. A.), 1951
Overturned car in traffic accident at Holy Name Church. 1951
Road construction accident. Oakland, 1957
Auto accident — Arroyo Seco Parkway, June 9, 1951.
Automobile through real estate office at Pacific Boulevard and Hope Street in Walnut Park. May 30, 1951.
Ambulance accident. Oakland, California, 1957
Plymouth meets peaches. Oakland, California. 1958
Oakland, California, 1958.
Ford meets lamppost in West Los Angeles on San Vicente Boulevard in the 1950s.

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