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.