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Alleged Redding DUI Sends One Person to The Hospital

On Thursday, March 4, 2021, an alleged Redding DUI crash sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries. The Redding Police Department (RPD) reported the collision and indicated that it involved three different passenger vehicles and happened on a local road on the east side of the city. According to police, one person has been placed under arrest on charges of driving under the influence in relation to the crash.

More Vehicles Earn Highest IIHS Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized 49 vehicle models for achieving the institute’s highest safety award, the Top Safety Pick+, after crash testing.  This is more than double the number of vehicles that earned the top designation in 2020.  An additional 41 vehicles earned the next highest award, the Top Safety Pick.  Combined, the number of Top Safety Picks (with and without the +) for 2021 was 90, compared to 64 vehicles that were recognized in 2020.

Motorcyclist Loses Life After Glenn County Crash

On Sunday, February 28, one person sadly lost his life during a motorcycle crash in Glenn County. The decedent was identified by Glenn County Sheriff’s Office authorities as a 76-year-old man, but officials are waiting to release his full identity until his family receives proper notification. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that no other vehicles or individuals were involved in this tragic collision.

Two Fortuna Residents Sustain Major Injuries in Head-On Crash

On Monday, March 1, 2021, two Fortuna residents suffered major trauma as the result of an area auto accident. According to Humboldt California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash occurred on a local highway in the morning, and two vehicles were involved. Updates on the driver’s conditions have not been reported, and the collision is under investigation at this time.

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes and Injures Tow Truck Driver on Hillsdale Boulevard

An injury accident involving a hit-and-run driver happened in Sacramento on March 3 involving a tow truck operator. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 12:42 in the afternoon along Hillsdale Boulevard between Brett and Diablo drives. According to the police report, the tow truck driver was struck by a vehicle, which then left the scene. 

Corabel Lane Accident Injury Caused by Fleeing Driver

A pedestrian injury occurred recently in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver. The collision, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) happened around 7:32 in the evening along Corabel Lane between Marconi and El Camino avenues. Police with the CHP are seeking a dark sedan that was responsible for the pedestrian accident. At the time of this report, it is unknown how seriously the pedestrian was injured.

Head-on Collision in Elverta May Have Involved Drugged Driver

A motorcyclist fatality accident happened near Elverta on March 3 in a head-on crash involving a pickup. The accident happened along Elverta Road close to 16th Street around 7:00 in the evening according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) office in North Sacramento. The police report stated that a man from Citrus Heights, age 27, was driving a Ford F-150 when it collided head-on with a motorcyclist from Elverta, 61. The Elverta man was subsequently ejected from his motorcycle and was declared dead at the accident scene.

Southern CA Accident Leaves Chico Woman Fatally Injured

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a 19-year-old Chico woman tragically lost her life in a crash in El Cajon, CA, just outside of San Diego. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the collision was a chain-reaction event and involved four separate vehicles. Additionally, officers indicated that one other person suffered serious injuries during the accident and that the cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

Watt Avenue Accident Involving Three Vehicles Causes Injury

A three-vehicle accident in North Highlands on March 3 caused injuries to one person. The collision happened around 11:34 in the morning along northbound Watt Avenue just south of A Street, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The accident involved a Nissan Quest and an Infiniti. Both vehicles remained drivable and were removed to the right-hand side, so they would not impede traffic.

Two Individuals Fatally Injured in Placerville Auto Accident

On Saturday, February 27, 2021, two people tragically passed away after suffering injuries during a Placerville rollover accident. The decedents have been identified as a 47-year-old Sacramento man, Michael W. Cranfill II, and 57-year-old Carmichael man, James M. Biggane. The two were reportedly both occupants of the same vehicle, and California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that no other cars or people were involved in this terrible accident.

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