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Two Vehicle Hit-and-Run on Willow Creek Drive Injures Motorist

A hit-and-run accident between two vehicles in Auburn on March 21 caused injuries. The accident was reported around 12:18 p.m. along Willow Creek Drive between 1st Street and S.R. 49. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers arrived, they discovered an injured person in a Chevy van. The van sustained enough damage that it had to be towed from the scene. The CHP is investigating the collision to locate the fleeing driver and how the accident happened. 

Run-Off-Road Accident on I-80 Causes Fatality

A driver died in Auburn on March 4 in a run-off-road accident after striking a tree around 10:50 a.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported the collision as occurring along west I-80 after a motorist drove off the shoulder on the right near Douglas Boulevard. The driver was declared deceased at the scene. Officers are uncertain what speed the vehicle traveled at when it exited the roadway. However, the collision is under investigation to determine how the fatal accident happened. 

Foresthill Road Intersection Site of Injury Accident

A two-vehicle crash in Foresthill near Auburn on March 2 resulted in minor injuries. The accident occurred at the intersection of Foresthill Road and Happy Pines Drive around 9:25 a.m., involving a Honda CRV and a Ford pickup. Flatbed trailers were required to remove the vehicles from the intersection. 

Multiple-Vehicle Crash on S.R. 193 Sends Several People to the Hospital

A multiple-vehicle crash near Auburn resulted in several people being hospitalized on February 24. The accident happened on northbound S.R. 193 at Penobscot Road around 8:17 a.m., involving a Toyota Prius, a Ford F-150 pickup and a Jeep. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report said the vehicles were stuck in the snow and that the Jeep had overturned in the roadway. 

Dump Truck Crash Occurs When Vehicle Goes Off S.R. 49

A single-vehicle dump truck crash in Auburn on February 17 resulted in the death of the driver. The accident happened close to the State Route 49 on-ramp before 4:00 p.m. When officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the scene, they spotted a Peterbilt semi in a field on the side of the roadway. 

Westbound I-80 Accident Involves a Pickup, Charter Bus and Sedan

A Newcastle multiple-vehicle crash resulted in a fatality. The accident occurred along westbound I-80 at Newcastle Road southwest of Auburn around 12:16 p.m. and included a reported five cars as well as a bus. The report issued by the Auburn California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that one of the vehicles, a Dodge Ram pickup, crashed, overturned multiple times and ended up crossing over the center divider into the eastbound lanes. 

Rollover Traps Person Inside in I-80 Single-Vehicle Collision

A single-vehicle collision in Alta, northeast of Auburn, occurred on January 17 when the car left the roadway. The accident happened around 1:38 p.m. along westbound I-80 just east of the Baxter Road off-ramp. Cal Fire emergency responders were called to the scene when officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) discovered that the vehicle had exited the roadway, leaving at least one person alive but trapped inside. 

Rockslide Along Highway 99 Leads to Road Closure

A dangerous rockslide on Highway 99 in Auburn on January 13 closed the roadway from Old Foresthill Road to Lincoln Way while the area was being secured. The roadway was shut down around 5:31 a.m. due to unstable rocks and dirt that could let go and present an additional danger to motorists. Fortunately, no injuries were reported due to the slide. Although crews with Caltrans are working to shore up the area of the fall, no information was released on when the road would reopen.

Fowler Road Intersection Two-Vehicle Crash

Minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle west of Auburn on December 24. The collision happened at the intersection of Fowler and Upson Downs roads shortly before 1:00 p.m. The officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) who responded to the accident stated that the motor vehicle involved was a Toyota Camry, which sustained front-end damage. 

Fatal Accident Occurs When Vehicle Crashes Off Foresthill Road

A fatal single-vehicle accident occurred northeast of Auburn, which was reported on December 1 but was believed to have occurred the day before. The collision was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by a caller who spotted the vehicle but said they didn’t know if the car was possibly abandoned. Responders with the Placer County Fire Department arrived at the scene to discover a white Jeep, which they said came off Foresthill Road in the Todd Valley area and ended up on private property. 

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