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Tips for Cycling in Winter Conditions

Don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors this winter season. One of the most beautiful times to ride a bike in California is during the winter. However, it can also be miserable if you are not prepared. You can follow a few essential rules to ensure your ride is enjoyable. The five tips below will help keep you safe and warm for the winter cycling season.

Fatal Accident Occurs When Vehicle Crashes Off Foresthill Road

A fatal single-vehicle accident occurred northeast of Auburn, which was reported on December 1 but was believed to have occurred the day before. The collision was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by a caller who spotted the vehicle but said they didn’t know if the car was possibly abandoned. Responders with the Placer County Fire Department arrived at the scene to discover a white Jeep, which they said came off Foresthill Road in the Todd Valley area and ended up on private property. 

Pedestrian Injured in Florin Road Hit-and-Run Accident

A hit-and-run accident injuring a pedestrian occurred in Sacramento on December 3. The collision occurred around 5:54 pm off Florin Road between Stockton Boulevard and 65th Street at the old Sears parking lot. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating to locate the driver. No information was provided on the pedestrian’s condition except that they suffered injuries in the crash.

Walerga Road Intersection Accident Results in Injuries

A hit-and-run accident in North Highlands on November 30 caused injuries to someone in a Toyota Corolla when they were struck by a motor vehicle that fled the scene. The accident occurred around 11:24 a.m. at the intersection of Walerga Road and Elkhorn Boulevard. Sac Fire was called to the scene to assess injuries, according to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Woman Killed at Railroad Crossing at Gerber Road

A woman died after being struck by a train in the Florin area of Sacramento on November 29. According to a representative of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, the fatal collision occurred along Gerber Road near French Road. There is a wishbone crossing gate to warn motorists and others when a train is approaching. No information has yet been released about the pedestrian who died at the crossing. The accident will be investigated to determine how it occurred.

Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter Conditions

A motorcycle is a cost-effective and versatile way to get around town. Motorcyclists can usually ride year-round in California. But during the winter, riding a bike can be dangerous and difficult if you are inexperienced. You need to have the proper riding gear and be informed about safety.

Pickup Crashes Into Howe Avenue Diner, Causing Injuries

A vehicle crashed into Mel’s Diner in Sacramento on November 27, causing four injuries, with two people being transported to a hospital. The accident occurred on Howe Avenue when a driver with his wife lost control of their Dodge Ram. The driver said he realized there was a problem with the vehicle once he started the engine. When he did so, he said the pickup jumped, and he couldn’t stop it. 

Cancer-causing Chemical Found in Many Dry Shampoos 

Consumers who use dry shampoo products regularly may want to look closer at the ingredients before spraying them in their hair. A healthcare and medical research group study found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical in most dry shampoo brands.

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash in Oakley

The Oakley Police Department reported a hit-and-run pedestrian crash with injuries on the night of Tuesday, November 29, 2022. The incident occurred at approximately 7:10 p.m. at Norcross Lane and Main Street, according to Oakley PD.

Motorcyclist Killed Near Cummings Skyway

On November 26, 2022, the California Highway Patrol reported that a motorcyclist was killed near Cummings Skyway in Contra Costa County. The incident occurred on Crockett Boulevard at approximately 10:20 p.m., according to officials.

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