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Person Killed in Fresno County Fatal Truck Accident

One person was killed in a fatal truck accident in Fresno County on the evening of Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The Fresno big rig crash occurred in the Fowler area at South Temperance Avenue and East Lincoln Road at approximately 6:00 p.m. The driver of a tractor-trailer, a 29-year-old man from Fremont, reportedly did not see a vehicle approaching and pulled out in front of the car, causing a semi-truck wreck. Sadly, the driver of the passenger vehicle, 57-year-old Lorene Negrete of Del Rey, was declared deceased at the scene of the Fresno County truck accident. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the fatal big rig crash. Officials also said the truck driver is cooperating with the CHP traffic investigation and is expected to face charges of vehicular manslaughter.

One Killed in Fatal Car Accident in Brentwood

At least one party was killed in a fatal car accident in Brentwood, CA, on the early morning of Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The car crash occurred in Brentwood yesterday on southbound Vasco Road near Walnut Boulevard, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. Initial reports by CHP traffic units revealed that two vehicles, a 2008 Chevrolet HHR and a 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck, were involved in a deadly head-on collision at approximately 3:45 a.m.

Driver in Critical Condition After Crash in Modesto

The Modesto Police Department (Modesto PD) reported that a driver was in critical condition after a crash on North Ninth Street and Coldwell Avenue on the night of Thursday, November 26, 2020. The car accident occurred when a driver of a minivan full of people made an eastbound turn onto Coldwell Avenue from the southbound lanes of Ninth Street, the Modesto PD reported. While doing so, the minivan was involved in a collision with a northbound Volkswagen Jetta. Authorities believe that one of the vehicles ran a red light. However, further investigation into the traffic collision is necessary before officials release which party was at fault.

Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident in South Stockton

The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has recently identified the man who was killed in a pedestrian accident in the south Stockton area. The decedent, 26-year-old Devonte Jones, was walking in the area of Lincoln Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in south Stockton when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle at approximately 7:23 p.m. Upon the arrival of officers from the Stockton Police Department (Stockton PD), authorities located Mr. Jones and pronounced him deceased at the scene. The driver involved in the Stockton pedestrian accident stayed at the scene and cooperated with officials in the investigation.

Pittsburg Man Killed in Fatal Highway 4 Car Crash

A man from Pittsburg was killed in a fatal single-car crash on California State Route 242 at Highway 4 in Contra Costa County on the night of November 29, 2020. The motor vehicle collision occurred on northbound CA-242 at approximately 11:30 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that a 22-year-old Concord man was driving a 1994 Honda Civic on SR-242 and reportedly struck the concrete center divider. The Honda driver allegedly lost control of the car and traveled down a dirt embankment toward the southbound lanes of State Route 242. The Honda came to a rest on its roof.

Roseville Road Accident Results in Injury in Three-Vehicle Crash

A fleeing driver caused injuries to one person in an accident in Sacramento County on November 24. It was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that the accident occurred along northbound Roseville Road and Palm Avenue around 5:38 p.m. in the Foothill Farms area and involved three vehicles. All three of the vehicles ended up facing in the wrong direction from the impact of the crash, and one of the drivers ran from the accident scene. 

Accident on I-5 Between Multiple Vehicles Injures Pedestrian

A major injury occurred in Elk Grove on November 28 that injured a pedestrian. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring along northbound Interstate 5 just south of the Elk Grove Boulevard Exit around 10:37 in the morning. The pedestrian was reportedly accompanied by a nephew at the time of the multiple-vehicle crash. The pedestrian was discovered by first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department on the ground holding his hip and in obvious pain.

Accident at 16th and J Intersection Occurs After Midnight

An intersection crash on November 26 between two vehicles resulted in several injuries a little after midnight in downtown Sacramento. The accident happened at 16th and J Streets. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento Fire Department were on the scene to help those who were injured. One of the vehicles crashed through a fence and into a tree. It then caught fire, but the blaze was extinguished by firefighters at the scene after they removed an injured woman from the car. 

One Vehicle Mangled in Major Injury Crash on Thanksgiving

A major injury crash in Sacramento involving three vehicles occurred on Thanksgiving Day. The accident happened shortly after 3:30 in the morning along Elkhorn Boulevard and Diablo Drive close to Interstate 80. Sacramento Police Department officials reported that out of the three vehicles involved in the accident, two drivers had to be extricated from overturned vehicles by emergency responders. Both were transported to a nearby hospital for the additional treatment of injuries and further evaluation. The accident is being investigated to determine what caused the major injury crash.

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