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Tragic Death in an Elk Grove Rear-End Collision on I-5

An Elk Grove rear-end collision on November 17 ended in the passing of a driver whose vehicle crashed into the back end of a tractor-trailer along Interstate 5 southbound. The accident happened shortly after 9:00 in the evening just south of Elk Grove Boulevard. When officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the accident scene, they discovered that a Freightliner pulling a trailer had stopped because of an earlier crash south of that location. The driver of a Nissan Versa was going south in the number two lane at around 70 mph. The driver of the Nissan reportedly neither slowed down nor stopped and crashed into the rear end of the trailer being pulled by the Freightliner. Both the driver and a passenger in the Nissan sustained injuries that were fatal, while the driver of the semi and another passenger in the big rig were uninjured.

Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Elk Grove Under Investigation

A single-vehicle fatal crash occurred in the early morning hours on East Laguna Boulevard in the vicinity of Haussman Street in Elk Grove on November 12. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., according to an Elk Grove Police representative. The driver of a pickup died at the scene of the accident. The pickup was found in the slow lane with major damage to the operator’s side with metal sticking out where the impact occurred. It appeared as though the pickup traveled across the road from the fast lane to where it came to rest. The placement of the vehicle and damage led police to question if another motorist might have been involved. Authorities are asking the community for help requesting that anyone who saw the crash or might have additional information to call their headquarters. The coroner’s identification of the deceased driver will be announced once the family has been notified.

Elk Grove Hit and Run Accident Kills Elderly Man

A hit and run accident on November 7 left an elderly man to die on Waterman Road in the vicinity of Sheldon and Calvine roads at about 6:00 p.m. Elk Grove Police responded to the call. Their investigators said it was their belief that the man, 85-year-old Edward Villasenor of Elk Grove, was standing on the shoulder of Waterman Road when he was struck by the fleeing vehicle. Police are searching for the driver they believe was in a red SUV thought to be a Ford Explorer. The police say the SUV’s front end was heavily damaged in the crash. It was last seen heading west on Calvine Road. Police remained at the scene investigating the crash and ask anyone to contact the Elk Grove Police Department if they have any further information about the accident. The public is also being asked to call if an SUV fitting the description is seen. Moreover, a GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of Mr. Villasenor’s family to help cover his funeral expenses.

Elk Grove Motorcyclist Fatality Involves Lodi Man

An accident near Elk Grove on November 2 resulted in a motorcyclist fatality along Interstate 5 northbound. The accident occurred at about 2:30 in the afternoon between Laguna Boulevard and Elk Grove Boulevard, according to the incident log by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The motorcyclist was headed north on Interstate 5, traveling in the fast lane on a 2006 Harley Davidson, when the motorcycle reportedly collided with the rear right fender of a Dodge pickup. After losing control of the bike, the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle landing in the number two lane, where a big rig’s rear wheels hit him. Emergency personnel from the Cosumnes Fire Department pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene of the crash. 

Pedestrian Killed on Highway 99 in Elk Grove by Big Rig

A pedestrian died on October 13 on Highway 99 in Elk Grove when they were struck by a big rig. The accident happened at about 3:43 in the afternoon on southbound Highway 99 in the area south of Elk Grove Boulevard near the Automall. The pedestrian has yet to be identified, pending notification of next of kin. The Elk Grove Police and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) were at the scene, as were the Cosumnes Fire Department. Traffic was blocked in the area of the pedestrian/big rig crash, however, some movement of vehicles was allowed on the left side of the roadway. 

Woman Dies in Elk Grove Rear End Collision

A July 8 rear-end collision in Elk Grove resulted in the death of a female driver along Sheldon Road’s center median, according to the police. Officers responded to the collision near Springhurst Drive eastbound shortly before 5:00 in the afternoon. Upon arriving, they discovered the accident involved a Chevy Spark, an older model BMW and a Mazda CX-5. The woman was found inside the Chevy Spark and was unconscious. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead. I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

Elk Grove Pedestrian Death Following Truck Accident

An Elk Grove pedestrian death occurred after the walker was struck by a truck at around 6:00 in the morning on January 29. The accident happened along Elk Grove Florin Road northbound. I want to extend my prayers and sympathy to the friends and family of the deceased in their time of loss.

Fatal Collision in Elk Grove Big Rig Accident

An Elk Grove fatal collision occurred on December 19 along Highway 99 shortly before 3:30 in the morning when a single-vehicle accident turned even worse. According to authorities, a man driving a Buick SUV experienced a single-vehicle accident against the center median that left his vehicle sideways on the roadway, where it was then struck by a semi. Authorities determined that the driver either got out of the vehicle or was thrown out when he was struck by a second semi. Unfortunately, the SUV driver died at the scene of the crash. I want to offer my prayers and sympathy to those close to the driver and their family in their time of sorrow and loss.

December 2018 Elk Grove Community Event Calendar

From the cozy winter nights spent at home sipping hot chocolate by the fireside to the exciting holiday festivities, December has so much to offer. Many of us are reunited with our loved ones on Christmas, and just a few days later we find ourselves outside in awe at fireworks on New Year’s Eve. During the days of the month that are not nationally recognized holidays, you may not be sure how to spend your time. Look no further – I have a short list of upcoming community events in Elk Grove that will be fun for anyone.

Elk Grove Fatal Accident

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Elk Grove Fatal Accident. An Elk Grove fatal accident occurred September 24 on Highway 99 at about 6:00 in the evening, resulting in the death of a teenager and injuries to other occupants. Three of the injured parties were identified as young children. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident was a chain reaction crash involving five vehicles, including a Toyota Sienna and a 4Runner. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased in this time of sorrow.