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Nissan Sedan Pinned in Tractor-Trailer Crash on S.R. 49 On-Ramp

A tractor-trailer crash with a smaller vehicle in Auburn on July 11 pinned a Nissan Altima against the guardrail and caused injuries. The accident occurred around 11:34 a.m. on the State Route 49 on-ramp to westbound I-80, blocking the slow lane. Authorities with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the Nissan was pinned against the right-hand side guardrail with the semi on the other side, and the driver could not get out. 

Bicycle Rider Injured by Dump Truck on Ridge Road

A dump truck accident involving a bicycle rider occurred in Newcastle near Auburn on January 21. The crash occurred at the intersection of Ridge Road and Uncle Joe’s Lane around 11:24 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Fire department first responders were called to the accident scene to assess injuries to the bicycle rider. 

Big-Rig Accident in Auburn Sends One to Hospital

One person was sent to the hospital after a big-rig crash in Auburn on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the incident happened in the afternoon and involved a big-rig and passenger vehicle. According to reports, the injured individual’s condition was not life-threatening, and the accident is still being investigated by CHP.

Sleeping Driver Involved in Colfax Truck Accident 

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a big-rig accident took place near the community of Colfax on Monday, September 16, 2019. According to reports, the accident happened shortly after the driver of the large vehicle fell asleep. The crash only involved one vehicle with a driver and passenger as occupants. While the passenger was uninjured, the driver reportedly suffered minor trauma during the incident.

Avoiding Auburn Trucking Accidents

Avoiding Auburn Trucking Accidents

Avoiding Auburn Trucking Accidents – Large trucks that are owned by trucking companies are a major part of the California economy. The California Department of Transportation reports that over 75 percent of communities in the state rely on large commercial vehicles to provide them with essential goods like food and gasoline. Additionally, California is both a coastal state with many ports and one of the top agricultural regions in the country. This means that state highways are a hot spot of activity for truckers moving goods and produce up and down the coast and east into landlocked areas. However, all of this trucking activity means an increased risk of accidents involving commercial trucks.

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