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Accident on Willard Parkway Causes Serious Injuries to Motorcyclist

An investigation by authorities is underway to determine how a major motorcycle accident injury occurred in Elk Grove on April 14. According to the Elk Grove Police Department, the collision occurred along Willard Parkway at the intersection with Blossom Ridge Way. Witnesses to the collision said that the motorcyclist ran through a red light where they were struck by a vehicle legally passing through. 

Two-Vehicle Accident on S.R. 99 Resulted in Injuries

A hit-and-run accident with injuries was reported near Elk Grove on April 5 following a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. along northbound State Route 99 just north of Dillard Road in the Wilton area, according to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) representative. Both vehicles ended up along the right-hand side of the road, and traffic was not obstructed. 

Bruceville Road Scene of Dooring Accident with Bicyclist

A bicycle rider injury occurred near Elk Grove on March 27 when the bicyclist collided with a car door. The accident happened around 12:10 in the afternoon along northbound Bruceville Road just north of Lambert Road. According to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), two bicyclists were going down the road when the reporting person said someone in a vehicle opened their car door intentionally and struck a 43-year-old cyclist. 

Accident on Whitelock Parkway Claims Two Lives

A fatal crash occurred in Elk Grove on February 22 in a single-vehicle crash close to Franklin High School. The accident occurred on Whitelock Parkway near Bellaterra Drive sometime before 6:00 in the morning when a vehicle went off the road and collided with a tree, according to authorities with the Elk Grove Police Department. There were four passengers in the car at the time of the collision, and it was reported that the crash into the tree split the vehicle in half, ejecting two passengers. 

Sunrise Avenue Site of Head-on Intersection Accident

On January 8, a head-on collision injured at least one person in Elk Grove. The accident involved three vehicles at Sunrise Avenue and Kiefer Boulevard around 3:16 in the afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). It involved a Toyota Tacoma pickup, Toyota Prius, and another vehicle. One person was transported to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center with unreported injuries. 

Accident on I-5 Between Multiple Vehicles Injures Pedestrian

A major injury occurred in Elk Grove on November 28 that injured a pedestrian. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring along northbound Interstate 5 just south of the Elk Grove Boulevard Exit around 10:37 in the morning. The pedestrian was reportedly accompanied by a nephew at the time of the multiple-vehicle crash. The pedestrian was discovered by first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department on the ground holding his hip and in obvious pain.

Two-Vehicle Accident on River Road Sends Two People to the Hospital

Several people were transported to a hospital following a two-vehicle accident on September 22, southeast of Elk Grove. The collision occurred in a T-bone accident between an Audi and Honda CRV around 7:25 in the evening along River Road. The accident blocked the slow lane for some time until the scene was cleared. 

Honda Settlement – Over $11 Million

On August 25, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that a settlement had been reached in Honda/Takata airbag cases in the state.  American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. (Honda) agreed to pay $11.375 million to conclude lawsuits that allege the company hid information regarding defects that resulted in safety issues in the front airbag systems manufactured and designed by Takata Corporation.  Those faulty airbags were installed in particular Acura and models sold in the U.S. California’s settlement was reached in tandem with related multi-state settlements.  

September is Pedestrian Safety Month

As we all are acutely aware, many events are on hold this year due to the pandemic.  September is still designated as Pedestrian Safety Month, however, there are no big public service campaigns for 2020.  We can look to last year for evergreen tips from the Elk Grove Police Department, who worked in conjunction with the California Office of Traffic Safety to promote pedestrian awareness and safe behaviors.

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