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Sacramento Trailer Fire Causes Fatality in Homeless Encampment

A trailer fire at a Sacramento homeless camp caused the death of one woman on March 20. The fire was reported on Roseville Road, close to Tri Stations Road, at around 7:00 a.m. That location is underneath the overpass for I-80.

Fatality Underride Accident Occurs on S.R. 99

An underride big rig accident just south of Yuba City on March 19 caused the death of a Toyota Tundra driver. The accident occurred at the northbound State Route 99 intersection with Oswald Road around 12:05 p.m. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that they received a call from the semi-driver that a vehicle had gone under his truck. 

Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accident Occurs Along Franklin Boulevard

A pedestrian died on March 18 in Sacramento after being struck by a hit-and-run driver. The collision happened along Franklin Boulevard near 26th Avenue around 6:00 a.m. When officers with the Sacramento Police Department arrived at the scene, they discovered a male pedestrian who had been seriously injured. 

Elsie Avenue Crash Results in Motorcycle Fatality

A motorcycle fatality accident occurred in Sacramento on March 9 following a collision with at least one other vehicle. The accident happened along eastbound Elsie Avenue just east of Stockton Boulevard around 8:20 a.m.

Accident on River Road Causes Five Fatalities and Driver Flees Scene

A multiple fatality accident occurred near Clarksburg on February 9, and the lone survivor allegedly stole another vehicle and fled the scene. The accident happened along Highway 160 south of the Freeport Bridge around 5:27 p.m. The driver reportedly veered off the roadway in an older Cadillac Escalade while heading north on the highway area known as River Road, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and struck a tree, which caused five people in the car to be ejected. All five died in the collision.

Pedestrian Fatality Occurs at Norwood Avenue Intersection

A traffic collision in North Sacramento claimed the life of a pedestrian when he was struck by a motor vehicle on February 11. The accident occurred at the Norwood Avenue intersection with Berthoud Street around 5:52 a.m., which is when the Sacramento Police Department received a report that a pedestrian had been struck. Upon arrival, they discovered the pedestrian had sustained major injuries. 

Fatal Head-On Collision Reported on Rough and Ready Highway

A head-on collision near Grass Valley on January 30 killed one person and seriously injured another. The collision occurred during the evening along Rough and Ready Highway close to Greenwood Road. The incident report said an Auburn man driving an Infiniti, 18, was going west when he crossed over into the opposing traffic lane and struck a Subaru head-on. 

Fatal Traffic Accident on Auburn Boulevard Kills Driver and Pedestrian

A two-vehicle traffic accident in Citrus Heights occurred on the evening of January 22 and caused the death of one of the drivers and a pedestrian. The accident occurred along Auburn Boulevard close to Cobalt Way at about 7:45 p.m., according to the Citrus Heights Police Department. The vehicles involved were an SUV and sedan, which collided after one of the drivers, who was reportedly speeding, struck the pedestrian.

Hit-and-Run Accident on B Street Kills One Minor and Injures Another

A hit-and-run collision in Marysville recently caused the death of a minor female. The collision occurred along B Street, and police arrived after receiving a report about an injury accident that involved two minors, a boy and a girl. The vehicle believed to have struck the pair fled the scene and continued south on B Street. 

Single-Vehicle Traffic Collision on I-80 Kills Passenger

An Oroville man, age 18, was a passenger in a vehicle who died in a traffic collision in Vallejo on January 5. The vehicle was being driven by another Oroville resident, age 27. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the Dodge Ram the two men were in exited the roadway and struck a box truck that was disabled on the shoulder of the roadway. 

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