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Rollover on I-5 in Single-Vehicle Accident Causes Injuries

A rollover crash occurred along southbound Interstate 5 on November 25 in Sacramento, which seriously injured the driver. The accident was reported as occurring around 5:36 in the morning, just north of Airport Boulevard. According to the report of the incident by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the driver lost control of their vehicle for unknown reasons and became trapped inside the car on top of the center divider. 

Accident at North Highlands Intersection Was Reportedly on Purpose

A reportedly intentional accident occurred in North Highlands on November 23 at an intersection. The accident involved two sedans at the intersection of Walerga Road and Keema Avenue around 11:42 in the morning. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that one of the vehicles stopped in front of the other on purpose, which resulted in a rear-end collision. 

Interstate 80 Three-Vehicle Accident Causes Head Injury 

A head injury was reported following a three-vehicle crash in Sacramento on November 23. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the collision happened around 5:22 p.m. along eastbound I-80 just west of Northgate Boulevard between an SUV, a black sedan and Mercedes Benz. The accident blocked the middle lane, which caused traffic to back up past I-5. 

Interstate 80 Accident May Have Involved Speeding Driver

Major injuries were reported on November 19 near Antelope in a possible high-speed accident when a driver lost control of their vehicle. The collision occurred around 10:05 at night on eastbound Interstate 80 between the exit ramps for Antelope Road and Greenback Lane. 

State Route 51 Site of Mid-Afternoon Motorcycle Accident With Injuries

A motorcycle injury accident occurred on November 21 in Sacramento when the rider was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle and then struck the center divider. The accident was reported around 3:30 in the afternoon on northbound State Route 51 at the Arden Way off-ramp. The number one lane was left blocked and a Sigalert issued. First responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived and assessed the motorcycle rider’s injuries.

CHP Grant Focuses on Safe Senior Driving

With people living longer, the population of senior drivers out on the roads is growing.  With the support of a year-long federal grant through the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is working to help older drivers maintain their independence through driving a vehicle for as long as safely possible.  The grant is entitled Keeping Everyone Safe (KEYS), and through its funding, the agency will promote the traffic safety program, Age Well, Drive Smart, which emphasizes road safety and mobility for the senior population of California.

I Feel Okay – Should I See a Doctor?

If you have ever been involved in a car crash where you felt reasonably fine at the scene, you may have wondered if it was still important to be examined by a doctor.  If it was a significant impact, and even a possibility that you were hurt, the answer is yes.  Following are some of the reasons why:

Multiple Crashes Occur on I-5 Due to Speeding Vehicle

A speeding vehicle went out of control and struck several others on a Sacramento highway on November 17 before fleeing. The initial accident happened around 3:20 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 at the Richards Boulevard exit ramp, according to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). After the vehicle crashed into a Honda’s left quarter panel at the exit ramp, it was reported that the driver was still swerving and had passed the airport. 

Elkhorn Boulevard Location of Accident Fatality

An accident fatality occurred in Antelope on November 17 when a vehicle drifted into the center median and struck a tree. The accident was so violent that the Chevy Impala the driver was in was torn apart. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the accident happened around 1:00 in the morning on eastbound Elkhorn Boulevard near Don Julio Boulevard.

Tow Truck Pulling Red Corvette Hits Telephone Pole

A hit-and-run driver was arrested following a collision with a telephone pole in North Highlands in the morning’s early hours. The accident happened around 4:31 a.m. along Roseville Road just east of Watt Avenue. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a call was received by a witness to the accident, who said the crash involved a driver in a tow truck, pulling a red Corvette. 

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