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Fatal Accident on State Route 160 Involves Pickup and Dump Truck

A fatal accident involving a pickup and a dump truck occurred in Sacramento County on October 9. The accident was reported around 5:19 p.m. along State Route 160, which is called River Road, west of Isleton in front of Delta Diamond Farm Event Center. The accident blocked the roadway, and officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived at the scene to assess the situation. 

Accident on Laguna Boulevard On-Ramp Kills Driver in Single-Vehicle Crash

A deadly accident happened on an Elk Grove on-ramp where the driver’s vehicle left the road during the early morning hours. The accident report released by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the crash occurred on the Laguna Boulevard on-ramp toward Interstate 5 at about 5:30 a.m. The vehicle in question reportedly exited the on-ramp, rolled several times and came to a stop on the driver’s side, killing the individual inside. 

Out-of-Control Driver in North Sacramento Kills Two

A hit-and-run driver caused two accident fatalities in North Sacramento on October 4 after losing control of their vehicle. The collision occurred shortly after 6:00 p.m. along I-80 westbound near Madison Avenue in the Foothill Farms area. The accident is under investigation to determine the cause and locate the driver who fled the scene.

Traffic Accident at Watt Avenue Intersection Claims Life of Pedestrian

A traffic accident resulted in a pedestrian fatality in Sacramento on September 30 at a local intersection. The accident occurred in the Arden-Arcade area around 8:14 p.m. at Watt Avenue and Whitney Way, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and involved a white sedan. The pedestrian died at the scene of the traffic accident. 

Carmichael Woman Dies in Fair Oaks Boulevard Accident 

A traffic fatality was reported in Carmichael on September 27 that took the life of a young woman. The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on eastbound Fair Oaks Boulevard, when the driver of a sedan rear-ended a Chevy Silverado pickup and the center median. At that point, the vehicle rolled, slid on its roof, and struck another car. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report, a 21-year-old Carmichael woman died in the crash. 

Pedestrian Struck and Killed

During the early evening hours of Sunday, September 19, 2021, an elderly pedestrian (a 78-year old man) was struck and killed in Auburn, California. A 25-year-old Granite Bay woman was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in connection with the fatal incident. 

Motorcyclist Killed in Sacramento Traffic Crash

A motorcyclist fatality was reported in Sacramento on September 17 after the rider’s bike collided with a truck. The collision happened at about 1:00 p.m. around Riverside Boulevard at the intersection with Swanston Drive. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department responded to the call and discovered the motorcyclist had suffered serious injuries. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the accident scene later. The truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators into the cause of the fatal accident.

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