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Eastbound U.S. 50 Traffic Affected After Accident With Multiple Injuries

Major injuries were reported in a multiple-vehicle accident that occurred in Rancho Cordova on May 5. The car accident happened around 11:49 a.m. along eastbound U.S. 50 just east of Sunrise Boulevard. Multiple vehicles involved in the crash included, according to the incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a Ford Mustang, several Hondas and a Toyota Camry. 

Major Injury Reported in 90 MPH Crash on Cap City Freeway

A high-speed collision resulting in major injuries along the Capital City Freeway on May 3 caused the closure of three lanes. The activity log of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the vehicle involved was traveling up to 90 mph when it hit a guardrail, obliterating it along the northbound lanes of the freeway close to Watt Avenue. Shortly afterward, Caltrans tweeted that the fast lane was open, while the other three lanes were shut down as repairs were made. All lanes were reopened by 1:45 p.m.

Two Adults and Three Children Injured in Accident Near Elk Grove

Multiple injuries occurred to two adults and three children in an accident in Sacramento County southeast of Elk Grove on May 1. The collision occurred at around noon along Interstate 5 at Lambert Road, when a vehicle overturned for unexplained reasons, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The adults and all three children were hospitalized following the crash, as reported by authorities with the Cosumnes Fire Department. 

Accident on I-80 Snarls Traffic for More Than an Hour

A major collision occurred in Sacramento on April 30 that involved four vehicles, including a double-trailer semi and a box truck. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 8:21 in the morning along westbound I-80 at the southbound Raley Boulevard on-ramp. One of the trailers being pulled by the semi overturned, blocking the slow lane. 

Motorcyclist and Driver Both Succumb to Accident Injuries

A motorcyclist fatality occurred on April 24 in Sacramento following a freak accident involving multiple vehicles. The collision occurred along Highway 99 southbound near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard shortly after noon, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report. The accident occurred after the motorcyclist, a man from Modesto, who was riding a Harley Davidson, lost his saddlebag.

Rear-End Accident Involving Box Truck Causes Multiple Fatalities

Multiple fatalities occurred along a Sacramento highway on April 28 following two accidents along Highway 99. Officials with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a Butte Valley woman, age 62, was driving a Mercury Mountaineer along Highway 99 northbound in the number two lane near Elverta at about 2:30 in the afternoon. At this point, she rear-ended a Toyota Corolla in front of her. Following the first collision, the vehicle was rear-ended by a large Penske box truck that was 30-feet-long. 

Driver Loses Control of Vehicle on Interstate 5

A single-vehicle crash in Elk Grove resulted in a fatality after the driver lost control on April 24. The accident occurred around 7:38 in the evening, when a caller to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a reckless driver along southbound I-5 near Laguna Boulevard who was driving a white SUV. The accident involving the same vehicle was reported to police a little while later near Hood-Franklin Road. 

Accident on Dudley Boulevard Between Bicycle Rider and Motor Vehicle

A bicyclist fatality was reported in the Sacramento metropolitan area on April 22, south of the airport, following a collision with a motor vehicle. The accident happened around 1:42 in the afternoon along Dudley Boulevard in front of the Caltrans Maintenance Training Academy at McClellan Park. An individual who reported the accident said he saw the collision when it happened and made himself available to speak to officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Manzanita Avenue Accident Causes Death of Pedestrian

A pedestrian fatality occurred in Carmichael on April 13 when the walker was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) around 8:51 in the evening at Manzanita Avenue near the intersection with Winding Way. Paramedics and firefighters arrived at the scene to find the pedestrian on the ground and confirmed that the person had died. 

Accident at Dewey Drive Causes Major Injuries to a Pedestrian

A pedestrian accident causing major injuries occurred in Fair Oaks on April 14. The traffic accident happened at Dewey Drive and Mercy Court shortly before 1:00 in the afternoon. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident involved a motor vehicle. 

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