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Run-off-Road Accident Causes Driver Fatality 

A fatal crash occurred in Sacramento on January 27 when a vehicle exited the roadway and landed on the edge of the freeway below. The collision, according to the Sacramento Police Department, occurred around 2:40 a.m. along the overpass for El Camino Avenue when a minivan rolled off the top and landed on the edge of the Business 80 freeway down below. The driver of the vehicle was discovered by authorities with major injuries, and despite life-saving efforts, died at the scene. 

Accident on Highway 99 Occurred as Motorcycle Policeman Was Going to Work

A fatal accident involving an Elk Grove motorcycle policeman and a wrong-way driver occurred in Sacramento on January 21. The fallen police officer was a 6-year veteran of the department and was fatally injured while riding his motorcycle to work. The officer was the first in the history of the Elk Grove Police Department to be killed while on duty. 

Vehicle Exited West El Camino Avenue on-Ramp in Solo Vehicle Crash

A solo vehicle crash that killed a 19-year-old female driver was discovered on January 18 in Sacramento, however, authorities believe the fatal accident may have occurred days earlier. The accident occurred at the on-ramp for West El Camino Avenue that leads to Interstate 80 westbound when the vehicle, driven by a Woodland woman, struck a tree while at highway speeds. Because the crashed vehicle could not be seen from the road, officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are uncertain when it occurred. 

Highway 12 Accident Involving Multiple Vehicles Causes Fatality

A traffic fatality was reported in Rio Vista on January 15 as a result of a six-vehicle accident. The multiple-vehicle collision occurred at about 9:00 a.m. along Highway 12 close to Highway 160, according to the Rio Vista Police Department. Emergency responders with the Rio Vista Fire Department and the Montezuma Fire Protection District responded to the accident. 

Traffic Accident on Folsom Boulevard Takes Life of Female Pedestrian

A pedestrian fatality occurred in East Sacramento on January 13, which is being investigated by police. The crash occurred around 1:20 in the afternoon along Folsom Boulevard at 60th Street, according to a report by the Sacramento Police Department. There were two cars involved in the collision, however, neither driver suffered injuries that were significant.  

Two People Killed in I-80 Accident Near Raley Boulevard

A solo vehicle accident in Sacramento on January 12 killed both people inside after they were ejected. The accident happened along I-80 near the Raley Boulevard off-ramp. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the collision occurred around 1:10 in the morning and involved a Toyota Prius. 

Accident at Eastern Avenue Intersection Injures Several People

A two-vehicle crash in Sacramento on January 11 sent two people to the hospital. The collision happened around 10:35 a.m. at the intersection of Eastern and Robertson avenues in the Arden-Arcade area between a Toyota Camry and a red sedan. The incident report filed by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that a passenger in one of the vehicles was trapped inside. 

Motorcyclist Injured at Marshall Avenue Intersection in Hit-and-Run Accident

A hit-and-run accident in Carmichael caused injuries to a motorcycle rider on January 10 at an intersection. The accident happened around 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of Marshall Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that an individual who called in to report the collision advised that the vehicle that struck the motorcyclist continued on and possibly crashed into another red car when they were leaving. 

Accident on I-80 Occurs When Minivan Driver Miscalculates Lane Change

A fatal accident occurred in Vacaville on January 10 when a minivan collided with a big rig. The collision occurred shortly after 5:00 a.m. along westbound I-80 near Alamo Drive. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the minivan was changing lanes when it collided with the big rig, which caused the van to exit the roadway, where it experienced several rollovers. 

Multiple Vehicles Struck on I-80 by Possible Drunk Driver

A multiple-vehicle crash that occurred in North Sacramento on January 7 is suspected to have been caused by drunk driving. The collision happened around 3:00 p.m. along I-80 westbound near Reed Avenue, according to the report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The accident involved a Sacramento resident, age 33, who was heading west on the highway in an Acura RDX where his vehicle collided with a Toyota Prius. 

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