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Driver Dies After Being Shot on I-5 

A deadly accident occurred in Sacramento on November 19 that involved a shooting and backed up traffic for a long distance. The accident occurred between a gray Honda along southbound Interstate 5 south of the J Street exit ramp around 5:09 in the morning. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) report said that a driver lost control of their vehicle after being shot by an unknown person. 

Accident on SR 51 Affects Rush Hour Traffic

A reckless driver in Sacramento on a local highway on November 18 struck three other vehicles while speeding. The accident was reported along State Route 51 southbound just north of the E Street exit ramp around 9:10 in the morning. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report, a driver in a black Toyota was speeding and hit a Volkswagen and then a commercial van. 

One Person Injured in Accident on Madison Avenue Entrance Ramp

A two-vehicle crash in Sacramento on November 16 closed down traffic on an entrance ramp and injured one person. The collision happened along eastbound I-80 on the eastbound Madison Avenue entrance ramp shortly before 10:00 a.m. Officials with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that Sac Fire emergency responders were called to assess injuries to at least one person. 

Accident on Highway 50 Between Big Rig and Motor Vehicle

A traffic accident in Sacramento caused injuries recently when a big rig and a Toyota Corolla collided. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) along Highway 50 close to Howe Avenue and occurred around 4:00 in the afternoon. When authorities arrived at the scene, they discovered at least one injury occurred because of the accident. 

Jeep and Two Other Vehicles Involved in Traffic Collision

A traffic collision in Sacramento on November 12 caused injuries to at least one person. The crash occurred on westbound Jackson Road just east of Bradshaw Road around 4:02 in the afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) accident report, it involved a Jeep Liberty, Toyota 2-door and a Toyota Tacoma pickup. 

Police Patrol Vehicle Fatally Strikes Benicia Pedestrian

During the very early morning of Wednesday, November 11, 2020, a pedestrian tragically suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a Benicia Police Department (BPD) patrol vehicle. According to authorities from the Solano County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD), the decedent was a man in his 30’s. However, officials are withholding the identity of the decedent pending his family’s notification. The incident remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as well as the Solano County District Attorney’s Office.

Local Restaurant Owner Fatally Injured in Dixon Hit-and-Run Collision

On Sunday, November 8, 2020, a local woman lost her life as the result of a Dixon hit-and-run collision. The woman was identified by authorities of Solano County as Adelina Rendon Diaz, a 70-year-old resident of Dixon and local restaurant owner. According to reports, Rendon Diaz’s husband was also seriously injured as a result of the incident. The Dixon Police Department (DPD) has since been able to identify the missing driver, a 31-year-old man, and are actively searching for him.

Elverta Road Run-Off-Road Accident Results in Major Injury

A major injury was reported in a traffic accident in Sacramento near the airport on November 9. The accident was described by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring around 7:35 in the evening at West Elverta Road and Metro Air Parkway. A four-door vehicle reportedly left the roadway for unknown reasons and landed in a ditch on its wheels. A wrecker equipped with a 40-50 foot chain was needed to recover the vehicle.

Accident on Watt Avenue Causes Death of Longboard Rider

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman on October 30 in Antelope at about 7:10 p.m. and then fled the scene. The woman who was killed was identified as Kia Goss, age 40. She was riding a longboard southbound in the northbound bicycle lane on Watt Avenue near Elverta Road when the accident happened, according to Officer Greg Zumstein, a spokesman for the North Sacramento California Highway Patrol (CHP). Paramedics arrived to declare the woman deceased around 10 minutes after the accident occurred.

Watt Avenue Hit-and-Run Injures Pedestrian

A pedestrian injury caused by a hit and run was reported in the Sacramento area on October 30, and that person was transported to a nearby hospital. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring in the Arden-Arcade area sometime before 10:00 p.m. at Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. Medics with Sacramento Metro Fire were on hand to assess the pedestrian’s injuries. 

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