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Vehicle and Bicyclist Collide on Sunrise Boulevard

A serious bicycle crash occurred in Citrus Heights recently when the rider was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle. The accident happened, according to the Citrus Heights Police Department, along Sunrise Boulevard near Antelope Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unconscious male bicycle rider lying on the ground who had suffered trauma. The driver involved in the crash remained at the accident scene and was cooperating with authorities. 

Accident on Old Auburn Road Involves Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle

A motorcycle crash in Citrus Heights on July 2 caused life-threatening injuries to the rider. A call was placed to the Citrus Heights Police Department at around 4:55 p.m. about a collision involving a motor vehicle and motorcyclist along Old Auburn Road near Loi Linda Lane. Upon arrival, they discovered the motorcyclist on the ground. 

House Fire on Cedar Drive Forces People From Their Home

Six people escaped a house fire in Citrus Heights on July 1 after hearing smoke detectors go off in the home. It was around 1:00 a.m. when crews with the Sac Metro Fire responded to a call about a house fire along Cedar Drive near Auburn Boulevard to discover heavy fire billowing out the home’s front. Smoke detectors had, fortunately, alerted the six people inside in time to leave the house safely. There were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation to determine the reason for it.

Many Automakers to Release Electric Cars In Near Future

With gas prices still on the rise, many drivers are looking for ways to save money at the pump. While some of us cannot afford to buy an electric car yet, there is a silver lining for those looking to switch over. Many auto manufacturers plan to add electric vehicles to their lineups over the next decade, with some announcing fully electrified cars within five years. However, drivers may not even have to wait that long. If all goes according to plan, dozens of new electric vehicles will debut by 2024. According to Consumer Reports, these vehicles are more affordable and have the potential to sway motorists toward buying an EV with their performance, efficiency, and lower ownership cost.

Infrastructure Investments Benefit Citrus Heights Communities

Investments in infrastructure can cultivate many benefits way beyond the road for local communities. According to a 2021 report from the League of California Cities, future spending on federal, state, and local infrastructure will bring about $200 billion in economic activity to the Golden State. That means for every $1 spent on infrastructure, there is a return of $4.30 in economic activity.

Motorcycle Rider Dies After Collision With Tree on Birdcage Street

An accident fatality occurred in Citrus Heights on June 21 when a motorcyclist hit a tree attempting to avoid a collision with another vehicle. Officers with the Citrus Heights Police Department reported that the collision happened at about 8:05 p.m along Birdcage Street close to Greenback Lane. The rider was heading north and suddenly swerved when another vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle, went off the road and crashed head-on into a tree. 

Motorcyclist and Passenger Vehicle Collision Resulting in Injury Reported 

A motorcyclist injury occurred recently in Citrus Heights that sent the rider to a hospital. The accident was reported shortly after 11:00 in the morning along eastbound I-80 in front of the truck scales. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a Honda Accord, which blocked lane number five. 

Collision on Greenback Lane Causes Motorcycle Rider to Be Thrown 

An injury accident occurred in Citrus Heights on May 17 when a motorcycle and car crashed on an exit ramp off the interstate. The collision occurred around 3:35 p.m. on the Greenback Lane off-ramp just east of I-80 westbound and blocked the lanes, according to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A phone call to police was made by the driver, who said the motorcycle had flipped over their Ford Escape, and a woman had been ejected from the bike.

Accident Caused by Fleeing Driver on I-80 Results in an Injury

A hit-and-run accident occurred in Citrus Heights on December 16 that almost involved a security officer and his trainee. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring around 10:30 at night along the I-80 westbound lanes near the exit ramp for Greenback Lane. The driver who caused the accident struck another vehicle, and, according to Corporal Dinkins, a Metro Surveillance Security officer in Sacramento, the woman driving the vehicle that was struck suffered facial injuries as a result of the collision. 

Headlights: The Overlooked Safety Feature

Headlights that are poorly designed, too dim, overly bright, or poorly aimed are a significant safety concern.  Because of new standards set by the Insurance Institute for Highways Safety (IIHS), automobile manufacturers have focused on improving the headlight designs for a number of vehicles over the past few years.  Testing done by the agency for 2021 model vehicles has shown headlight safety improvement on 17 vehicles, including models from automakers Nissan, Volvo, Subaru, Hyundai, and Honda.

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