Articles Posted in Wrongful Death

Fatal Bicycle Crash on MLK Jr. Boulevard Involves Fleeing Driver

A fleeing driver was involved in an August 28 Sacramento bicycle fatality crash in the South Oak Park area. The collision occurred as the woman was riding her bike on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near 21st Avenue at about 2:00 a.m. Although Sacramento Police Department officers administered CPR to the woman after finding her with serious trauma, she was pronounced deceased by fire department personnel. 

Fatal Bicyclist Accident Reported at Railyards Boulevard

A fatal bicyclist accident happened in Sacramento on August 17, and the vehicle driver fled the scene. The crash occurred on Railyards Boulevard at Bercut Drive, which parallels the West Side Freeway, around 5:30 a.m. When officers with the Sacramento Police Department arrived, the bicycle rider was found to be seriously injured and down on the road. 

Cliffcrest Drive Collision With a Motor Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

A pedestrian collision with a motor vehicle in Elk Grove occurred on August 18 and cost the person’s life on foot. The crash occurred at the Calvine Road intersection with Cliffcrest Drive, where the Monterey Trail High School is located, at about 3:30 a.m. It was reportedly the opinion of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that the pedestrian was in the middle of the street and wasn’t noticed by the motorist until it was too late to stop. The individual who was struck and killed is believed to have been homeless. The vehicle driver remained at the accident scene and cooperated with CHP traffic accident investigators.

Fatality Occurs in Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles on Highway 99

A crash involving multiple vehicles occurred in Sacramento on August 10 in the evening hours, resulting in a motorcyclist’s death. The crash happened at about 10:25 in the evening along Highway 99 northbound, near 12th Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), five vehicles became involved in the collision. 

Pedestrian Walking on Auburn Boulevard Killed in Big Rig Crash

A male pedestrian died on August 7 after being struck in a big rig crash in North Highlands outside a designated crosswalk. The accident happened around noon along Auburn Boulevard near Myrtle Avenue. The pedestrian was said to be age 60 by the California Highway Patrol (CHP).  

Driver Crashes Into Tree in Elk Grove Boulevard Fatal Accident

A fatal accident occurred in Elk Grove on August 7 when a driver ran into a tree for unknown reasons. The accident was reported by the Elk Grove Police Department. The crash happened along northbound Elk Grove Boulevard near Interstate 5 at around 8:00 p.m. when the driver’s vehicle suddenly went toward the median and struck a tree. 

Sierra College Boulevard Intersection Location of Motorcycle Fatality Crash

A motorcycle fatality crash occurred in Roseville on August 3 in an accident involving a GMC SUV. The collision happened shortly before noon at the intersection of northbound Sierra College Boulevard and Cavitt Stallman Road. Authorities with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident blocked the northbound lanes of Sierra College. 

Folsom Accident on U.S. 50 Causes Death of Driver

A motorist was killed in a Folsom accident on July 30 after their vehicle spun out and went down an embankment. According to authorities with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash involved the driver of a minivan. The accident happened along westbound U.S. 50 just west of the northbound Prairie City Road on-ramp around 8:23 p.m. 

Three Fatalities Reported in Highway 65 Major Traffic Crash 

A major traffic crash in Placer County on July 30 caused three deaths. The collision occurred along Highway 65 during the evening hours. The way it occurred, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), was that a woman in a Toyota Camry driving south along the road crossed over a double yellow line and crashed into a Kia Sorrento and a Subaru Forester that were going south. 

Highway 99 Off-Ramp Accident Occurs on Mack Road Exit

A pedestrian fatality was reported on July 28 after a man was hit by a vehicle on a Sacramento highway off-ramp. The accident occurred around 2:52 a.m. along Highway 99 southbound at the westbound off-ramp for Mack Road. The driver of the vehicle, a man aged 22, remained at the accident scene and was cooperative with the investigators into the crash, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

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