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Car Crash Kills Young Child in Carmichael

A traffic fatality was reported on November 14 in Carmichael following a one-vehicle accident that killed a 4-year-old child and caused major injuries to the female driver. The driver, a Fair Oaks woman, was traveling east along Winding Way, close to Dewey Drive, at around 7:20 in the morning when her Subaru crashed into a tree along the shoulder of the road, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The collision was so violent that the vehicle was reported as split in two. The woman, described as in her 30s, was seriously injured while the little girl’s injuries were described as life-threatening. The child died at the hospital less than four hours after the crash. The CHP is investigating the Carmichael traffic fatality to determine what happened.

Head-On Napa Crash Hospitalizes Four

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that four people suffered major injuries during a head-on Napa crash that took place in the early hours of Saturday, November 9, 2019. The crash involved two vehicles, each with a driver and passenger. No other people were involved in the crash. Hospital officials haven’t reported any updates regarding the conditions of the four injured parties. Additionally, CHP is conducting an investigation into this crash.

Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Elk Grove Under Investigation

A single-vehicle fatal crash occurred in the early morning hours on East Laguna Boulevard in the vicinity of Haussman Street in Elk Grove on November 12. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., according to an Elk Grove Police representative. The driver of a pickup died at the scene of the accident. The pickup was found in the slow lane with major damage to the operator’s side with metal sticking out where the impact occurred. It appeared as though the pickup traveled across the road from the fast lane to where it came to rest. The placement of the vehicle and damage led police to question if another motorist might have been involved. Authorities are asking the community for help requesting that anyone who saw the crash or might have additional information to call their headquarters. The coroner’s identification of the deceased driver will be announced once the family has been notified.

Redding Double Fatality Highway Accident

During the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019, a double-fatality highway accident took place in Redding. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedents as 30-year-old Cottonwood man Ryan Lee Dearman and 27-year-old Redding man Travis Lee Brundage. The two men were reportedly the only occupants of the car involved in this single-vehicle collision. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is handling the ongoing investigation into this tragic accident.

Vallejo Resident Killed in Highway Accident

California Highway Patrol (CHP) has reported that a Vallejo man lost his life in a local highway accident that occurred in the early morning on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Solano County authorities have identified the decedent as a 29-year-old man. However, officials are waiting to report the decedent’s name until his family is properly notified about the tragic collision. Reports stated that the crash involved one pedestrian as well as three vehicles and injured one person in addition to the decedent. The collision remains under active CHP investigation at this time.

Modesto Man Killed in Alameda County Collision

A Modesto man was killed, and another was injured in a head-on collision along Highway 84 near Sunol in Alameda County on the morning of November 7, 2019. The crash occurred on Pleasanton Sunol Road in the vicinity of Koopman Road and Interstate 680 around 5:15 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). One of the parties involved in the car accident was transported to a hospital in Castro Valley for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Sadly, a second person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 29-year-old Jorge Esparza of Modesto. A GoFundMe page has been established on behalf of Mr. Esparza’s family to help cover his funeral expenses.

Drunk Driver Kills One Person and Injures Others Near Elk Grove

A drunk driver caused a two-vehicle accident with major injuries in an area near Elk Grove when he struck an SUV after running a red light. The crash happened at the intersection of Bader and Calvine roads, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The other driver, a 43-year-old female resident of Elk Grove, was driving a Toyota SUV heading west on Calvine Road as she approached the intersection where she had a green light. The drunk driver, identified as Steven Bhardwaj, 33, a resident of Plymouth, was driving a Honda Accord north on Bader Road heading toward a red light when he failed to stop and crashed into the passenger side of the Toyota. As both vehicles moved across the intersection, Bhardwaj hit a pedestrian signal. Neither the driver of the Toyota nor her three passengers in the SUV were injured.

Young Bicyclist Injured in Brentwood Crash

Police officers are in the midst of an investigation regarding a car vs. bike accident that injured an 8-year old boy, sending him to a local medical center via airlift. It happened at about 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. East Contra Costa Fire Protection District battalion chief Jake Gonzalez said firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a reported pedestrian collision at the intersection of O’Hara Avenue and Lone Tree Way in Brentwood.

Sacramento Man Identified After Fatal Dixon Highway Accident

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, the decedent of a fatal Dixon highway accident was identified by authorities of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. The decedent was identified as Jonathan Roseto, a 23-year-old man from Sacramento. According to reports from California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash happened the day prior, and one other individual was left with injuries during the incident and was taken to a nearby hospital. Police are actively investigating the causal factors of this accident.

Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian Near Oroville

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, an auto accident involving a pedestrian near Oroville caused fatal injuries. The crash happened in the early morning on a local highway and involved a single vehicle in addition to the pedestrian. The decedent was identified as a middle-aged man, but authorities say that he was not carrying identification at the time of the crash. Additionally, the woman driving the involved vehicle suffered minor injuries during the collision. The accident is under investigation by officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP).