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Drunk Driver Kills One Person and Injures Others Near Elk Grove

A drunk driver caused a two-vehicle accident with major injuries in an area near Elk Grove when he struck an SUV after running a red light. The crash happened at the intersection of Bader and Calvine roads, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The other driver, a 43-year-old female resident of Elk Grove, was driving a Toyota SUV heading west on Calvine Road as she approached the intersection where she had a green light. The drunk driver, identified as Steven Bhardwaj, 33, a resident of Plymouth, was driving a Honda Accord north on Bader Road heading toward a red light when he failed to stop and crashed into the passenger side of the Toyota. As both vehicles moved across the intersection, Bhardwaj hit a pedestrian signal. Neither the driver of the Toyota nor her three passengers in the SUV were injured.

Elk Grove Accident Results in Neck Injury

A neck injury was reported after an accident on Interstate 5 near the Elk Grove Boulevard offramp on October 10. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a collision between a Hyundai Genesis and a Nissan Sentra occurred at approximately 6:21 p.m. Authorities said that the person who reported the accident was at the scene and trying to help the injured party. The Sacramento Fire Department emergency responders were called to the crash site to evaluate a person with a neck injury. It is unclear how the accident happened or whether drugs or alcohol were involved. 

Multiple Vehicle Crash in Elk Grove on Interstate 5

Elk Grove was the site of a multiple vehicle crash that involved a big rig on August 21. Injuries were reported in the accident. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring shortly before 7:30 in the morning along Interstate 5 close to Elk Grove Boulevard. The CHP is in charge of the investigation into how the multiple vehicle crash occurred. 

Driver Error Causes Multiple Injuries

Driver error may have caused an Elk Grove collision on June 2. It involved a woman in a Lexus SUV, returning from grocery shopping. Of the five vehicles involved, four people ended up hospitalized with the driver of the Lexus listed in critical condition. The accident happened along Laguna Boulevard as the motorist attempted to turn left onto Dwight Road. The vehicle crossed the median into traffic that was coming in her direction. The Lexus struck a Suzuki, which caused a chain reaction, involving three other vehicles.

Elk Grove Rollover Crash Ends in Injuries

An Elk Grove rollover crash on Big Horn Boulevard and Amber Creek Drive occurred in the morning hours of May 31. Two cars collided with an SUV in the intersection, causing the sports utility vehicle to roll over. An occupant of the SUV that landed on its roof was transported to a local hospital with injuries. Traffic on Big Horn Boulevard was confined to one lane because of the Elk Grove rollover crash. Police were on hand to investigate the accident and clear the boulevard. It has not been reported at this time if drugs or alcohol had a part in the crash.

Road Rage Crash in Elk Grove

A potential road rage crash occurred near Elk Grove on March 25. It involved three vehicles and was reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by a caller who saw it. The accident happened around 7:00 a.m. along Highway 99 southbound, north of the Calvin Road off-ramp. The CHP said the accident involved a black Mercedes 2-door, Toyota Rav4, and a Chevy. One of the vehicles overturned, and injuries were reported.

Elk Grove Collision Results in Major Injury

An Elk Grove collision between two vehicles occurred shortly after 3:00 p.m. recently along Dierssen Road that resulted in a major injury to one person. The area of Dierssen Road was between the West Side Freeway and north of Twin Cities Road. Major damage was reported to at least one of the vehicles, which required the assistance of a tow truck to remove it from the accident site. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be handling the investigation into the cause of the auto accident and to place fault. No further information has been released by authorities on the condition of the person who was injured or their identity.

Elk Grove Overturned Car Accident

An Elk Grove overturned car resulted from a two-vehicle collision along State Route 99 on December 22, 2018. When the vehicle overturned, it caught fire. However, numerous passersby stopped to help get the occupants of the overturned car out and righted it. One individual was reported as injured and was transported to a nearby hospital. As of the time of this report, no information has been provided by authorities as to the nature of the person’s injuries or current condition. 

Elk Grove Injury Accident

An Elk Grove injury accident happened on November 15 when a vehicle, for unknown reasons, ran off the road. According to a representative of the Elk Grove Police Department, the driver had injuries that were life-threatening and was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. No information has been released on the identity of the driver or the nature of his or her injuries at the time of this report.

Elk Grove Burn Injury Accident

Elk Grove Burn Injury Accident

Elk Grove Burn Injury Accident – Three people involved in a burn injury accident were saved by a Good Samaritan on October 21, 2018, when he pulled them from a burning truck on Laguna Boulevard. It is unknown what caused the truck to go off the road and strike a tree, causing the vehicle to catch on fire. One lane of Laguna Boulevard stayed closed for some time following the reopening of the road because the tree that the pickup struck had to be removed.