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Accident on I-80 Overturns Both Semi and Sedan

An overturned semi in Natomas on May 11 ended up backing up traffic. The incident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) around 9:37 p.m. along westbound I-80 at southbound I-5. The accident blocked all the lanes when the semi turned over on its side and was reportedly leaking gas. Vehicle parts and the semi’s load were blocking the entire road.

Accident on County Road Involves Pickup and Tanker Truck

A major injury was reported in Woodland on April 21 when a pickup collided with a tanker truck. The accident happened around 10:50 a.m. along County Road 18C just east of State Route 113 between Coil Lane and Churchill Downs Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report, the Dodge Ram and tanker truck did not block the roadway after the collision. However, a major injury was reported to one of the people involved. At least one of the vehicles had to be removed by a tow truck. The accident is under investigation to determine how it occurred and assign fault.

Accident at South Watt Avenue Intersection Sends One Person to Hospital

A big rig accident with a pickup in Sacramento on April 18 sent one injured person to the hospital. The collision occurred at the intersection of South Watt Avenue and Kiefer Boulevard shortly after 10:00 a.m. between a black semi and red pickup truck. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) police report said that Sac Fire emergency responders were called to the scene to assess injuries and transported one person to a hospital for additional evaluation and medical care. 

Highway Traffic Stalled by Rollover Accident Involving Tanker Truck

A tanker truck experienced a rollover accident in Sacramento on April 15 that interfered with traffic. The accident happened on westbound Highway 50, close to the off-ramp for Stockton Boulevard, around 10:00 a.m. No injuries were reported in the single-vehicle crash, which left the tanker truck lying on its side. 

Accident on Twin Cities Road Off-Ramp Slows Traffic for Hours

A big rig crash on a Galt off-ramp involving a head-on collision caused minor injuries and tied up traffic on April 12. The collision occurred around 7:52 a.m. along the westbound Twin Cities Road off-ramp at southbound SR 99 south of Elk Grove. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the crash involved a head-on collision between a tractor-trailer and a Ford pickup. The pickup struck a pole and ended up in a ditch. 

Accident Along I-80 Occurs When Propane Truck Goes Off Freeway

Major injuries were reported in Auburn on March 14 when a propane truck experienced a run-off-road accident. The accident happened along westbound I-80 at the Heather Glen off-ramp around 2:24 p.m. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the propane tanker left the roadway for unknown reasons and went down a dirt hill off the freeway.

Two Caltrans Workers Suffer Major Injuries in Collision

An accident involving two trucks occurred in Redding recently, which resulted in major injuries. The collision occurred around 1:00 p.m. along northbound I-5 near Hilltop Drive between a Caltrans truck and a box truck. Two injuries were reported in the crash, according to the incident report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Collision on US 50 Involves Box Truck and Three Other Vehicles

An injury accident involving a large box truck and multiple vehicles occurred in Sacramento on March 7. The accident happened along eastbound US 50 just east of the southbound Watt Avenue on-ramp at around 11:22 a.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the traffic lanes were blocked in the collision between a 30-foot moving truck, Nissan Sentra and several other vehicles. 

Accident in Foothill Farms Area May Have Been Caused by Impaired Driver

A semi-truck crash with a motor vehicle in Sacramento on February 24 may have involved impaired driving. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 3:30 p.m. along northbound Roseville Road at its intersection with Gold Run Avenue in the Foothill Farms area. It occurred between a white semi-truck and a Toyota Rav4. 

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