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Fatal Accident Occurs When Vehicle Crashes Off Foresthill Road

A fatal single-vehicle accident occurred northeast of Auburn, which was reported on December 1 but was believed to have occurred the day before. The collision was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by a caller who spotted the vehicle but said they didn’t know if the car was possibly abandoned. Responders with the Placer County Fire Department arrived at the scene to discover a white Jeep, which they said came off Foresthill Road in the Todd Valley area and ended up on private property. 

Traffic Accident With Tanker Truck on I-5 Causes Minor Injuries

A traffic collision involving a tanker truck and SUV resulted in minor injuries in Sacramento on November 28. The collision occurred on northbound Interstate 5 just north of the 43rd Avenue on-ramp in the South Land Park area around 11:21 a.m. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the number three lane was blocked by the collision and debris was scattered in the slow lane. Minor injuries were reported in the crash, which is under investigation by the CHP to determine the cause and to assign fault.

Fatal Accident on Highway 160 Involves Possible DUI Driver

A head-on crash close to Rio Vista on November 27 cost the life of a young man, and the other motorist was arrested as a suspected DUI driver. The collision occurred along southbound Highway 160 when the driver of a Subaru, age 20, and a West Sacramento resident crossed the double lines and caused a collision with a Honda driven by an 18-year-old. The Honda being driven by the younger man, exited the roadway after the head-on collision and passed down the levee on the highway’s east side. 

Accident Near Kenwood Street Intersection Claims Life of Bicycle Rider

A negligent driver in Sacramento killed a bicycle rider on November 9 and then fled from the scene. The collision occurred near the Kenwood Street intersection with Arcade Boulevard at about 4:35, according to the incident report by the Sacramento Police Department. The female bicyclist died at the accident scene. The roadway in the area was shut down for a period of time while an investigation was conducted into the fatality accident. The identity of the deceased woman will not be released until family members have been notified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Collision on U.S. 50 Involves Two Vehicles

A two-vehicle rollover accident in Sacramento on November 9 caused minor injuries to at least one person. The collision occurred along U.S. 50 westbound near the 15th Street on-ramp around 2:45 p.m. One of the vehicles rolled over in the crash, according to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Accident at 51st Avenue Intersection Causes Major Damage

A hit-and-run with reported injuries occurred in Sacramento on November 5 involving four vehicles. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of 51st Avenue and Franklin Boulevard. At least two of the vehicles required a tow, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Collision on El Dorado Freeway Causes SigAlert

An eight-vehicle freeway accident was reported in Sacramento on November 2, initiating a SigAlert and injuries. The collision occurred just before 8:00 a.m. along eastbound U.S. 50 just west of 65th Street. One SUV was lifted on top of another vehicle, and all lanes traveling east were blocked to traffic, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) accident report.

Whitney Ranch Parkway Accident Causes a Fatality and Multiple Injuries

A multiple-vehicle collision in Rocklin killed one person and sent three others to the hospital, including one individual with major injuries on October 19. The accident happened at the Whitney Ranch Parkway intersection with University Avenue around 8:45 a.m., according to the Rocklin Police Department. The individual who died because of the collision passed away while they were being transported to a hospital. The accident is under investigation by Rocklin police to determine how it occurred and to place fault.

Deadly Crash at Howe Avenue Intersection Involved Multiple Vehicles

Two people died and four others were hospitalized after a five-vehicle accident in Sacramento. The collision occurred in the Arden-Arcade area at the Howe Avenue intersection with Hallmark Drive at about 9:39 a.m. According to a tweet by the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, the multiple-vehicle crash also involved a utility pole. 

Accident on Northbound I-5 Involves Two Vehicles

Minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash in Sacramento on Oct 11. The collision occurred around 8:00 a.m. along Interstate 5 northbound at the Seamus Avenue off-ramp between a Dodge Ram pickup and Dodge Challenger. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers arrived at the scene after the pickup driver called to inform them of the collision. The number five lane was closed for a short time while at least one of the vehicles was removed by a tow truck. 

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