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Car Runs Into 12th Street Light Rail Station Sign

A drunk driver was arrested on July 4th after being involved in a collision in downtown Sacramento. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department received a call around 1:26 in the morning of a car that had run into the 12th Street light rail station in the area of Mansion Flats. When they arrived, along with first responders with Sac Fire, they discovered that a driver had gone the wrong way on 12th Street and crashed into some of the signage for the Light Rail station and a pole. 

Motorist Injured in Hit-And-Run Accident Along Roseville Road 

A hit-and-run accident occurred in North Highlands on July 1 that left one person injured. The collision occurred along Roseville Road between Winona Way and Orange Grove Avenue around 3:00 in the afternoon, according to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). It was reported that the traffic sign was knocked down in the collision, and the driver in an unknown vehicle fled the scene. 

One Person Suffers Major Injury in Roadside Accident

Three people were injured in a roadside accident along Elk Grove Florin Road in Sacramento County on June 29. The roadside accident occurred at about 10 p.m. as a vigil was being conducted. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that one car hit another that had slowed to watch the vigil. The driver hit the slowed vehicle in the rear and pushed it into a group of people. 

Intersection Crash in Natomas Causes Major Vehicle Damage

A two-vehicle crash in North Natomas on June 26 resulted in one person being transported to a nearby hospital. The accident was reported by the Sacramento Police Department as occurring at the intersection of Elkhorn Boulevard and Sageview Drive around 4:37 in the afternoon. Both vehicles involved in the intersection collision sustained major damage. 

Five Vehicles involved in Crash on U.S. 50 in Folsom

A multiple-vehicle crash occurred on June 26 at 5:27 in the evening on westbound U.S. 50 east of East Bidwell Street in Folsom. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident involved five vehicles, including two SUVs (one gray and the other red), a black Telsa, a Ford Edge and a white Ford sedan. 

Pick-up Driver Trapped in Overturned Vehicle After Head-On Crash

A head-on collision occurred on northbound Grant Line Road just north of Calvine Road near Elk Grove on June 26 at 5:18 in the evening. The head-on collision involved a black pickup truck and a minivan. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the pickup driver was driving recklessly before the accident, and the vehicle overturned during the crash. At first, the driver was trapped in the pickup, but the male motor vehicle operator was extricated by emergency personnel. The minivan had major front end damage after the head-on collision. Both vehicles needed to be towed from the accident scene. At the time of this report, only minor injuries have been reported. The investigation by the CHP is currently ongoing. 

Driver Trapped in Honda After Traffic Collision Near Exit Ramp on I-80

A traffic collision with major injuries on westbound Interstate 80 happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. on June 26. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash happened east of the light rail station exit ramp in North Highlands. A black Honda hit the center divider and then blocked the adjacent two lanes. Sac Fire was needed to extricate the person in the vehicle. The impact damaged the guardrail, and Caltrans was advised that it needed to be replaced. The roads were closed for an additional time due to a fluid spill on the highway. Toxicology was also called in to see if drugs or alcohol were involved in the traffic collision. The individual in the Honda was taken to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Intersection Accident in Lemon Hill Section of Sacramento

Major injuries resulted after a traffic collision at the intersection of 47th Avenue and 46th Street in the Lemon Hill section of Sacramento on June 23. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened at about 12:40 in the afternoon. Reports indicate that the two-vehicle traffic collision blocked the roadway, and a tow truck with a flatbed was needed to remove one of the vehicles. 

Fort Bragg Man Fatally Injured After Rollover Highway Accident

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, a Fort Bragg man was fatally injured during an auto accident in Mendocino County. The decedent has since been identified by county officials as 24-year-old James Gardner. Gardner was reportedly the only individual involved in the solo-vehicle collision and the cause of the accident is currently under a California Highway Patrol (CHP) investigation.

Motorcycle Accident With Fleeing Driver Along Tallyho Drive Causes Injury

A serious motorcycle accident was caused by a hit-and-run driver on June 23. It happened in the Sacramento metropolitan area of Rosemont and left the rider hospitalized with serious injuries. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the collision occurred along Tallyho Drive, where it intersects Avante Way around 5:05 in the afternoon when the motorcyclist was struck by a pickup.

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