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Elk Grove Big Rig Accident on SR 99

An Elk Grove big rig accident happened along State Route 99 northbound on January 15 shortly after 7:30 p.m. when a driver, attempting to flee a previous accident scene, was struck again by the semi. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the initial accident occurred when a hatchback collided with a black Acura. The Acura was along the right-hand side of the road, and the hatchback was in the center divide.

Placerville Area Crash Kills Three Including Infant

Reports from Placerville area California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that a fatal car accident happened on a local highway on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The collision reportedly involved two vehicles and left three people with injuries that tragically cost them their lives. The three injured individuals included a 51-year-old man from Fremont, a one-year-old child, and a Fremont woman of an unreported age. The identities of the fatally injured parties are being withheld by county authorities pending their families’ notification. CHP says that they are still investigating the crash. I would like to take this opportunity to express my sympathy to those who have lost friends and family due to this accident.

Tracy Auto Accident Injures Passenger

A passenger was hospitalized following a single vehicle accident on January 9 in north Tracy. A man reportedly drove an SUV across the front lawn of a home located at the corner of Cabrillo Drive and Portola Way. The vehicle, a Hyundai Tucson, crashed through the garage of the house and came to a stop at the opposite wall. The Hyundai driver was able to exit the vehicle on his own. However, a passenger of the Hyundai was trapped in the car and required emergency extrication. She was transported by medical personnel to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. An update regarding her condition has not yet been released by officials.

Roseville Motorcyclist Fatality on Industrial Avenue

A Roseville motorcyclist fatality occurred on January 10, after the rider’s Kawasaki Ninja swerved into oncoming traffic along southbound Industrial Avenue. The rider, identified as a Roseville resident, age 25, collided with a Toyota Highlander. The Toyota driver, also a Roseville resident, age 70, was uninjured in the crash. The name of the deceased rider has not been released. I want to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man in their time of sorrow.

Sacramento Crosswalk Accident Results in Fatality

A January 10 Sacramento crosswalk accident involving two vehicles left one pedestrian dead and another with serious injuries. The collision occurred at the intersection of Date and Madison Avenues, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The accident happened at about 9:45 in the evening. Both the deceased man and injured woman were walking inside the crosswalk when they were struck by the two vehicles. My sympathy and prayers go to the family and friends of the deceased and injured in this tragedy.

Lodi Single Vehicle Accident Fatality

A Lodi single vehicle accident fatality occurred on January 2 along Highway 99 just south of the exit for Kettleman Lane. A driver of a 2000 Honda Accord was traveling northbound along the highway when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of the vehicle. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested the Honda driver allegedly made an unsafe turning movement to the right, veered off the roadway and struck a fence and tree limb. The Honda later came to a rest after overturning into a vineyard. One passenger of the Honda was reportedly ejected from the car and suffered moderate injuries. Sadly, the driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as 20-year-old Giovany Camacho of Turlock.

Stanislaus County Major Truck Accident

A Stanislaus County major truck accident occurred during the early morning hours of January 2 at the intersection of North Dakota Avenue and Beckwith Road in Salida. A driver of a Chevrolet Suburban SUV reportedly broadsided an eastbound big rig at the intersection shortly before 4:00 in the morning. The driver of the large truck got out of the cab and found the Chevrolet stuck beneath the trailer. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the Chevrolet driver and his passenger to local hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. An update regarding their conditions has not yet been released by officials.

Tracy Triple Fatality Accident

A Tracy triple fatality auto accident occurred near the intersection of Grant Line Road and MacArthur Road on December 29, 2018. A preliminary report suggested the driver of a Dodge Charger was speeding, lost control and veered off the roadway after colliding with a curb. The vehicle continued for a short time before striking multiple trees and a fire hydrant along the north side of Grant Line Road. Six occupants were inside the Dodge at the time of the collision. Sadly, three of the six occupants passed away in the accident. The three decedents have been identified by the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office as 21-year-old Arturo Ramirez Valencia, 21-year-old Alan Garcia, and 22-year-old Christian Cruz, all of Tracy.

Wrong Way Collision Near Roseville

A wrong way collision near Roseville on December 17 caused a drivers death in a crash with a vehicle going in the opposite direction on Highway 99. The woman in the car that was struck by the wrong way driver suffered moderate injuries and was transported to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment and further evaluation. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is in charge of the investigation into the crash to determine how it occurred. I’d like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased during their time of grief.

Marysville Area Highway Crash Leaves Two Fatally Injured

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal Marysville area car accident on Friday, December 14, 2018. The collision involved multiple vehicles and left five people with injuries. Reports indicated that one person received minor injuries while two others were severely hurt. Tragically, two of the injured individuals passed away as a result of the car accident. The individuals who lost their lives during this crash have not yet been identified by county officials pending the notification of their next-of-kin. My sympathy is with those who have been affected by this terrible accident as they mourn the loss of their friends and family members.