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Toyotas Involved in Two-Vehicle Crash

A two-vehicle crash in the Regency Park area of Natomas resulted in one driver being transported to a local hospital with injuries. The accident happened around 1:47 p.m. on January 15 between two Toyota sedans along Sageview Drive and West Elkhorn Boulevard, according to a report by the Sacramento Police Department. One of the vehicles had significant front-end damage. The other Toyota sedan showed damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle. Emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department transported the injured person; however, the extent of those injuries was not reported. Traffic became congested due to the two-vehicle crash, and motorists were advised to seek an alternate route. The incident is being investigated by the Sacramento police to determine the cause and to assign fault.

Residents Lose Power After Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

A motorist suspected of drunk driving crashed a Corvette into an electric pole on January 12. That incident knocked out the power for around 10,000 Arden Arcade customers. The accident happened along Arden Way close to Watt Avenue at around 9:30 in the evening. By Monday morning, SMUD had restored power to all but a few businesses and homes as well as Arden Middle School, where classes had been canceled for the day. The driver was taken into custody at the accident scene, according to a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and had suffered injuries that were described as minor. 

Home Sustains Structural Damage After Suspected DUI Crash

A home in Sacramento sustained structural damage when a vehicle plowed into it on January 9, 2020, at about 8:00 in the evening. The home is located in the 3100 hundred block of Normington Drive in the Northgate neighborhood. An SUV described only as dark-colored by police hit the corner of the house after crashing through a gate at the property. The SUVs airbags deployed after impact, and the vehicle had damage to its front end. The Sacramento Police Department activity log said that the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident and was taken into custody. The crash did not result in injuries. Inspectors with the fire department reported that the home did sustain some structural damage due to the accident.  

Serious Injuries Reported After Modesto Car Accident

Serious injuries were reported after a car accident in Modesto, CA, on the night of January 11, 2020. The car wreck occurred in the area of Santa Fe Avenue and Milnes Road shortly before midnight. A 2008 GMC pickup truck was involved in a collision with another car, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The other vehicle overturned after the crash while the GMC sustained severe front-end damage. One person was transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The collision is under investigation, and no further details about the incident have been provided.

Eastbound Interstate 80 Site of Multiple-Vehicle Accident

A multiple-vehicle accident happened in Sacramento on January 10 along eastbound Interstate 80 that caused minor injuries. Sacramento Fire emergency responders and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) were called to the accident scene around 4:19 pm just west of Interstate 5. When they arrived, it was discovered that a Dodge Ram 4X4 had caused a collision involving a Honda Accord, Mitsubishi, and Toyota sedan. One of the vehicles was found on top of another. The two left lanes of the highway were blocked with traffic backing up as far as the river. A SigAlert was issued to warn motorists to seek an alternate route. At least two of the vehicles had to be towed from the crash site. The CHP is investigating to see how the multiple-vehicle accident occurred. 

Vehicle Flips After Striking Parked Car on Morse Avenue

A rollover accident in Arden Arcade on January 10, 2020, caused the death of the driver. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident occurred at 1:45 in the early morning hours. The driver hit a parked vehicle on Morse Avenue in the vicinity of Hurley Way. The vehicle then rolled over, landing on its side, causing the driver to be ejected. Rescue personnel on the scene transported the individual, who was seriously injured, to the hospital for treatment. At this time, authorities are investigating the rollover accident to determine why it happened. It is uncertain as of the time of this report if drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash. 

Fresno Community Event Calendar – January 2020

Fresno is an up and coming city, with one of the largest city populations in the state of California. One of the great things about Fresno is that there is always something to do regardless of the time of the year. In the spring, grab a group of friends and see the breathtaking views at Yosemite National Park, make a splash at the Island Waterpark in the summer heat, or take your family over for a fun day trip to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo in the winter. Below is a Fresno community event calendar for January 2020. Find something that catches your eye and RSVP today!

Two Injured in Car Accident Near Sanger

Two drivers were injured in a car accident near Sanger, CA in Fresno County on the morning of January 7, 2020. The collision occurred around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Indianola Avenue and Jensen Avenue. Two pickup trucks reportedly crashed at the intersection, causing one driver to be pinned inside with serious injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The driver in the other truck suffered injuries described as minor. The cause of the collision is not yet known as an investigation is ongoing by CHP, and an update regarding the conditions of those injured was not immediately available.

Rollover Accident in Walnut Grove 

A rollover accident on January 4, 2020, along Grand Island Road near Walnut Grove, resulted in the hospitalization of three people. Two of them were said to have suffered critical injuries. The accident occurred at about 7:00 in the morning when the driver of the vehicle lost control for an unknown reason, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Responders with the Sacramento Fire Department found the vehicle lying on its roof near the edge of the American River when they arrived. The vehicle had sustained significant damage.

Facial Injury in Elk Grove Traffic Accident

A traffic accident in front of Mosier Cattle Ranch in Elk Grove on January 2, 2020, resulted in injury. The accident happened on Grant Line Road when a Ford Fusion and a white sedan plus two additional vehicles collided at 4:18 in the evening. According to a representative of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the driver in the white sedan suffered a facial injury, and an ambulance was called to transport them to the hospital. Traffic in the area was halted as the accident was investigated. Both the CHP and the Sacramento Fire Department were at the site of the traffic accident. The condition of the driver has not been updated as of the time of this report. The CHP has not said whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the collision.