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Amazon Opening 111,500 Sq. Ft. Elk Grove Distribution Center

Elk Grove will be getting larger later in the year as Amazon, Inc. opens its new distribution center, which was announced just a few days ago. It is expected that hundreds of jobs will be created to work at the 111,500 square-foot building at 9501 Union Park Way. The Irvine developer, Panattoni, purchased the 17-acre property around the end of last year, and it was approved by the Elk Grove Planning Commission.

Eureka Car Crash Injures One

One person was sent to the hospital following a Eureka car crash that took place on Monday, May 18, 2020. According to officials from the Humboldt Bay Fire Department (HBFD), the crash involved two cars and happened in the afternoon in central Eureka. The Eureka Police Department has indicated that the cause of this accident remains under investigation.

Conquering Roundabouts in Roseville, California

Roundabouts can be a source of confusion, intimidation, or stress for many drivers, especially if you have little-to-no experience navigating them. Your experience with roundabouts can fluctuate depending on your age, where you live, and how often you travel. There are roundabouts in Roseville, and they must be navigated with both caution and confidence. They exist for good reasons and can have many traffic flow-related benefits that you may not have even noticed up until now.

Sacramento Intersection Accident Injures Motorcyclist

A motorcycle accident occurred with a motor vehicle on May 17 in Sacramento, which injured the rider. The rider was taken by Sacramento Fire Department first responders to a hospital for treatment of his injuries. According to the Sacramento Police Department, the accident happened at around 4:35 p.m. in the Oak Knoll neighborhood at the intersection of Ford Road and Dorothy Hill Street. 

Turlock Boy Killed in Merced County Truck Accident

A 15-year-old Turlock boy was killed after a truck vs. motorcycle accident near Hilmar, CA, in Merced County on the afternoon of May 17, 2020. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to a call of a truck accident that occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. at Clausen Road and Bradbury Road. When officials arrived, they discovered that a 15-year-old boy from Turlock was riding a motorcycle and was involved in a traffic accident with a semi-truck. The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 28-year-old Turlock man, was uninjured in the traffic accident and is being cooperative with police. Sadly, the child was pronounced deceased at the scene due to the severity of his injuries. Authorities have withheld his name until his family has been notified of his passing.

Two Injured After Fiery Crash in Fresno

Two people were injured after a fiery crash in the Fresno area on the afternoon of May 15, 2020. The car accident occurred on south Leonard Avenue and East Manning Avenue shortly before 12:40 p.m. A traffic accident involving two vehicles happened at the intersection. One of the cars reportedly caught fire after the collision, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A person attempted to put out the vehicle fire by using a fire extinguisher to save the two people that were allegedly trapped inside. First responders arrived on site to remove the two parties trapped inside the burning vehicle and transported them via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. The severity of their injuries was not disclosed. However, they were said to be conscious and breathing. Additional details about the motor vehicle collision, including the sequence of events leading up to it, were not immediately available.

Driver Arrested After Fresno Hit and Run Injury Accident

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) located and arrested a driver after a hit and run injury accident in west-central Fresno, CA, on the morning of May 16, 2020. The car accident occurred shortly before 2:00 a.m. on southbound Highway 99 near Olive Avenue. A Ford Mustang was headed down State Route 99 when it was hit by a Toyota, causing it to crash into a light pole and knock it down. The Toyota driver stopped to check on the driver of the Mustang. He allegedly apologized for causing the accident and drove away from the scene. The Mustang driver called the CHP to report the hit and run. Witness statements helped investigators track down the driver of the Toyota at Community Regional Medical Center. After the Toyota driver was released from hospitalization for treatment of unspecified injuries, he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) and hit and run. The Mustang driver suffered minor injuries in the crash. However, it is unknown whether they were hospitalized after the collision.

Multiple-Vehicle Crash Involves Hit and Run Driver

A hit and run driver caused a multiple-vehicle collision in Sacramento on May 14 along US 50 westbound, which resulted in at least one injury. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) just before 1:00 p.m. at the Stockton Boulevard exit ramp. Six vehicles were involved, blocking the number two, three and four lanes. A SigAlert was issued to warn traffic to avoid the area, which was in force for more than half an hour.

Major Injuries Reported After Lodi Rollover Accident

Officials reported major injuries after a recent rollover accident on Highway 12 near Lodi, CA. The car accident occurred on State Route 12 near Guard Road shortly before 3:10 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a Jeep SUV was involved in a traffic accident with a Nissan Titan. The impact of the collision reportedly caused the Jeep to overturn onto its roof. At least two flatbed tow trucks were requested at the scene of the accident to remove the Jeep and the Nissan. Major injuries were reported by authorities. Details regarding the sequence of events leading up to the collision and the number of parties injured were not immediately available.

Intersection Collision at Hazel and Elm Avenues

An intersection collision involving four vehicles occurred in Orangevale on May 15 that caused injuries. The accident was reported at about 10:39 in the morning at the intersection of Hazel and Elm Avenues, according to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The police report stated that the accident may have been precipitated by the driver of a Ford F-350 Super Duty pickup, who ran a red light and struck a Toyota 4Runner. 

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