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Two-Vehicle Crash With Rollover on Sampson Boulevard

A recent two-vehicle crash in Sacramento resulted in at least one person being hospitalized following a rollover. The accident happened at the intersection of Sampson Boulevard and 47th Avenue around 8:15 a.m. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers arrived, they discovered that one of the vehicles had overturned onto its roof. 

Car Crashes Into Building on Morrison Avenue

A car crash into an apartment building injured two people inside on February 15. The crash occurred along Morrison Avenue between Norwood Avenue and Opportunity Street around 9:00 a.m. According to the Sacramento Fire Department, the vehicle involved in the crash was a Toyota. 

Two-Vehicle Highway Crash Occurs Near Fruitridge Road On-Ramp

A two-vehicle highway crash in Sacramento recently resulted in minor injuries. The crash occurred around 8:24 a.m. along northbound State Route 99 just north of the eastbound Fruitridge Road on-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) accident report. A Jeep and Chevy SUV were involved in the crash, which blocked the number two lane. 

Bradshaw Road Accident Involves Three Vehicles

A multiple-vehicle crash in Sacramento on January 12 caused two injuries and required the extrication of at least one person. The collision happened along Bradshaw Road between Elder Creek and Florin roads around 6:00 a.m. Three vehicles were involved, all of which sustained major damage. 

Fatal Accident Occurs on Stockton Boulevard

A pedestrian fatality occurred at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in South Sacramento on January 10. The collision occurred on Stockton Boulevard near 16th Avenue during the evening hours. When Sacramento Police Department officers arrived, according to spokesperson Chad Lewis, the woman was discovered to have severe injuries but died at the scene. Officials have recently identified the deceased as 73-year-old Sacramento resident Hattie Louise Anderson. A GoFundMe page has been set up on behalf of her family to help with final resting bills.

Vision Zero Planned to Improve Traffic Safety in Sacramento

A Vision Zero action plan, adopted in 2018, aims to improve safety on Sacramento streets and eliminate traffic crashes. Underserved communities will benefit from the plan, which addresses systemic issues to make conditions safe for pedestrians, drivers, and bicyclists.

Infrastructure Investments Benefit Citrus Heights Communities

Investments in infrastructure can cultivate many benefits way beyond the road for local communities. According to a 2021 report from the League of California Cities, future spending on federal, state, and local infrastructure will bring about $200 billion in economic activity to the Golden State. That means for every $1 spent on infrastructure, there is a return of $4.30 in economic activity.

Two Vehicles Collide With Escaped Horses on Elkhorn Boulevard

Horses that had escaped onto a roadway caused an injury accident in Sacramento on March 16. The accident occurred when an Acura and an Infiniti struck several of the horses, killing two at westbound Elkhorn Boulevard and near Dry Creek Road around 5:08 a.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that there were multiple horses loose on the roadway, and they feared another traffic collision because of it. 

Accident on Jenkinson Circle Sends One Person to the Hospital

A possible hit-and-run collision in Pollock Pines on March 9 caused injuries to at least one person. The crash occurred around 1:12 p.m. along Jenkinson Circle off Sly Park Road. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) came to the scene to discover only one vehicle, which was facing the wrong way in the southbound lanes. 

Work at Home Affects the Number of Traffic Accidents

Want to know where all those odd traffic accidents are coming from in Contra Costa County? The increase in hit-and-run accidents, racing in the streets, drunk and drugged driving? It might have something to do with the fact that few people are now riders on Caltrain, VTA, and BART. These once busy stations are more like ghost towns with few riders, and people are working from home, so traffic is considerably lighter. 

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