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Collision Occurs at Don Julio Boulevard and Walerga Road Intersection

An intersection accident in North Highlands resulted in injuries on April 2. It was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that the collision occurred at the intersection of Don Julio Boulevard and Walerga Road shortly after 10:00 a.m. The accident happened between a Honda minivan and Ford Econoline utility vehicle. All the southbound lanes of Don Julio Boulevard were blocked by the crash. The minivan sustained moderate front-end damage, while the Ford experienced a rollover and ended up on its roof. A tow truck was called to the scene to upright the overturned vehicle. Emergency personnel with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived to assess injuries in the accident. The CHP is investigating to determine who was at fault for the collision and discover how it occurred. The condition of the participants in the accident has not yet been revealed by authorities. 

Two-Vehicle Crash Near Massie Court Blocks Traffic in Sacramento

A two-vehicle crash in Sacramento on April 3 resulted in one person being injured. The accident occurred just after 6:30 in the evening between Stockton Boulevard and Suncountry Lane near Massie Court when a Chevy sedan and Toyota Camry collided. The crash blocked the northbound number one lane. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the Chevy sustained damage to the right rear and axle, while the Toyota had major front-end damage. The accident is under investigation by authorities to determine how it occurred. As yet, the condition of those involved in the two-vehicle crash has not been announced by authorities. 

Hit and Run Accident Near Exposition Boulevard

A vehicle rollover that resulted in three people being injured occurred on April 4 along westbound Business 80 near Exposition Boulevard in Sacramento. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that this accident happened around 5:00 p.m. near the connector for Highway 160 and involved a hit-and-run. Emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department located the vehicle upside down, close to a business complex parking lot near Tribute Road. 

Driver Saved From Submerged Car Near Vallejo

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office’s Deputy Dillon Snedeker reportedly rescued a motorist from a submerged car that had crashed into the marsh off of Highway 37 just outside of Vallejo. According to reports, the accident involved two vehicles and happened in the very early morning. Thankfully, neither of the involved drivers suffered critical injuries. The accident remains under police investigation.

Accident on Grove Avenue in Sacramento Causes Injuries

An accident due to a head-on collision in Sacramento on March 24 caused an injury to one woman. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department were called to the scene of the collision along Grove Avenue in the neighborhood of Noralto around 3:47 in the afternoon. Major damage occurred to both vehicles, and one had to be towed away. The woman who was injured was transported to a local hospital with injuries described as non-life threatening. The Sacramento police are investigating to see who was at fault in the collision.

Fatal Crash on 47th Street in Sacramento

An accident fatality occurred in Sacramento on March 26 on 47th Avenue when two vehicles collided. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department reported that the collision occurred at about 7:00 in the morning close to 54th Street. Emergency crews with the Sacramento Fire Department took injured people from both vehicles to a nearby hospital. One woman died from her injuries. Another person involved in the collision received minor injuries. The name of the deceased woman has not yet been released pending notification of her next of kin. Investigators with the Sacramento police are looking into how the collision occurred and who was at fault in the accident.

Pickup Driven by PG&E Driver Slides Under Tractor-Trailer on I-80

The driver of a PG&E pickup suffered severe injuries on March 25 when the vehicle was involved in an underride accident with a tractor-trailer in Antelope. The accident happened along westbound Interstate 80 near the Antelope truck scales at about 8:45 in the morning, as reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The front of the pickup slid underneath the semi’s trailer, which caused extensive damage and resulted in severe injuries to the light truck driver. The driver is expected to recover. Neither alcohol nor drugs are thought to have contributed to the accident. It is being investigated by the CHP to find out how and why the accident occurred.

Jogger Injured by Hit and Run Driver 

A jogger was injured in Carmichael on March 22 after an erratic driver reportedly struck the woman on purpose. According to deputies with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was jogging with her dog along the curbside of the street in the 25 mph area of Rolling Oak Drive and Hackberry Lane. A man who was in a white BMW sped past her at more than 50 mph, turned the corner and then doubled back and struck her. In California, a driver who injures someone and flees the scene may face felony charges of hit-and-run.

Pedestrian Fatality on Interstate 5 Near Cosumnes River Boulevard

An accident along Interstate 5 in Sacramento resulted in a pedestrian fatality on March 23. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) received a report at around 10:00 at night about a female walking along the southbound side of the interstate close to Cosumnes River Boulevard and the Freeport neighborhood. While the police were in transit to the site, the woman was struck by an older BMW and possibly several other vehicles. All the vehicles involved fled the scene. No information has yet been released on the identity of the deceased, which would not be available until notification of the next of kin by the coroner’s office. Following the collision, the southbound lanes were blocked until after 3:00 a.m., and traffic had to be diverted from Pocket Road to Highway 99. The accident is being investigated by the CHP to determine how it occurred. The CHP is asking anyone who witnessed the accident to call Officer Young at (916) 681-2300.

Pedestrians Hit in North Highlands Intersection

Major injuries were suffered by two pedestrians on March 21 in North Highlands when they were struck by a motor vehicle. According to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a male and female were struck at the intersection of Watt Avenue and Bainbridge Drive around 7:07 in the evening. At least one of the pedestrians was found in the roadway, and both were unconscious. Emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department transported both to a hospital for treatment. The vehicle that struck the walkers was a black Acura. The roadway was blocked to traffic as investigators determined how the collision occurred.