San Diego Girl Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Accident

A San Diego girl was killed in a Fresno pedestrian accident on the early morning of July 16, 2019. The incident occurred shortly after 2:00 a.m. near East Teague Avenue and North Willow Avenue in northeast Fresno. A preliminary report by the Fresno Police Department suggested that a 15-year-old girl was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The driver reportedly crashed into a tree after the pedestrian accident. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid. Sadly, the girl was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have not yet identified the girl due to pending notification of her family members. We would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the girl in their time of loss.

Roseville Community Events

There’s more to Roseville than the Galleria Mall and great shopping opportunities! As the most thriving commercial and retail hub in the county, Roseville has a lot to offer in terms of community events. If you’ve already visited the Roseville Golfland-Sunsplash and Maidu Museum & Historic Site, but want to indulge in some fun recreation activities, here’s a list of upcoming July events in Roseville.

Sacramento Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Major Injury

A Sacramento County major injury was reported on July 16 in Elk Grove. A multi-vehicle crash that happened along I-5, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), involved six vehicles. They were heading northbound on the highway when the collision occurred at around 7:00 a.m. just north of the Laguna Boulevard off-ramp. Two semi-trucks were involved, and it was reported that one of the big rigs may have been the cause of the collision. At least one major injury was reported when one person suffered head and neck trauma from the accident. Two people were transported to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center on Bruceville Road for treatment and further evaluation.

Biker Suffers Head Injury in Florin Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle crash on the eastbound Florin Road on-ramp at State Route 99 north on July 16 caused major injuries to the rider. The accident occurred in the Florin area shortly after 1:45 in the afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The crash between a motor vehicle and the motorcyclist ejected the rider onto the roadway and blocked the ramp to oncoming traffic. 

Fairfield Truck Accident Causes Chemical Spill

On Friday, July 12, 2019, an auto accident involving a large commercial truck caused a chemical spill in Fairfield. The accident happened at a major intersection on the south side of the city and involved two vehicles, including a large truck carrying heavy equipment. Thankfully, no injuries resulting from this auto accident have been reported, and authorities stated that the collision did not pose any threat to the environment or private property.

Tractor-Trailer Accident on U.S 50 

An accident involving a tractor-trailer and several other vehicles occurred in West Sacramento on July 17. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at 7:42 a.m. along eastbound U.S. 50 and the Jefferson Boulevard on-ramp. The accident occurred on the bridge just west of the Highway 5 split. The tractor-trailer accident blocked the two right lanes. Two other vehicles were involved and identified as a light-colored SUV and a black Ford Focus. Emergency medical personnel were summoned to the crash site to treat injured individuals.

Clovis Man Died in Motorcycle Crash

A 51-year-old Clovis man was killed in a motorcycle accident on the afternoon of July 16, 2019. The crash occurred around 5:40 p.m. along Highway 168 near Shaver Lake. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that a 19-year-old was driving a Dodge Caravan in the area and stopped to make a U-turn in the westbound lane. The Dodge reportedly entered the path of a motorcycle rider, who did not have enough time to react to avoid a crash. The biker was propelled off his motorcycle and into the side of the Dodge. First responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured motorcyclist. Sadly, he was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. The motorcycle rider has been identified as Central Unified School District Chief Business Officer, Kelly Porterfield. I would like to send my thoughts and condolences to the loved ones of Mr. Porterfield in their time of loss.

Stockton Community Events

Located in north-central California, Stockton is surrounded by miles of waterway. The 13th largest city in California offers all kinds of family fun activities to residents and travelers alike. Take a look at our suggestions for the best things to do in Stockton in July.

Swimming Pool Light Causes Death of Citrus Heights Child

A young girl died in Citrus Heights on July 14 when she was reportedly electrocuted by a malfunctioning light in a swimming pool. The Citrus Heights Police Department reported that the accident happened in a residential neighborhood close to Interstate 80 and Antelope Road. The child, age 9, was pronounced dead at a hospital after attempts to save her using CPR by rescue personnel with the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Crew and other adults. Police reported that the light was being repaired at the time the death happened. I would like to extend my sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of the child.

Three People Injured in Fresno Car Accident

Three people were injured in a Fresno car accident on the evening of July 14, 2019. The auto accident occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. along Peach Avenue in the vicinity of Highway 180. An officer from the Fresno Police Department was reportedly responding to a call for assistance and proceeded through the intersection using his sirens and lights. For unknown reasons, the officer was involved in a collision with another driver. The officer reportedly veered and struck a third car described as a white SUV. The officer, along with the driver and passenger of the SUV, were transported to the hospital for treatment. Updates regarding the conditions of those injured in the car wreck were not immediately available.