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Solano Sees Increase in Speeding Vehicles

Local California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers are asking drivers to slow down after officers have stopped and cited several speeding drivers on area roads, a trend that has reportedly been increasing as shelter-in-place orders are in effect and reducing traffic. CHP Spokesperson David deRutte told reporters that calls to area departments have dropped by around 34 percent, but that officers are seeing no shortage of vehicles traveling at dangerous speeds.

Fairfield Community Events in March 2020

As the weather begins to clear up, people everywhere are looking for reasons to get out of the house. While it’s easy for Fairfield residents to get in the car and visit the nearby Napa Valley or other locations across the Bay Area, there’s plenty for locals to do right here at home. As the largest city in Solano County and Sacramento’s gateway to the bay, it’s not hard to find an exciting event in town. Those living in the area may be interested in these upcoming Fairfield community events.

Fairfield Rollover Accident Injures One

One person was sent to the hospital after a Fairfield rollover accident that occurred on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The collision happened in the morning at a location on the eastern end of the city and is reportedly still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Additionally, only one car was involved in this crash, and no other individuals were injured during the collision.

DUI Checkpoint in Fairfield

The Fairfield Police Department (FPD) reported that they would be conducting a DUI enforcement checkpoint on Friday, January 31, 2020. The report stated that the location would be based on local vehicle accident statistics as well as the frequency of DUI arrests made in that area. FPD indicated that by using data-driven tactics, they hope to take advantage of an opportunity to achieve effective drugged and drunk driving deterrence. FPD also noted that their aim is to reduce the number of people who suffer serious and fatal injuries during DUI-related auto accidents.

Accidents in Fairfield and Rainy Roads

As the winter season continues, drivers in the Bay Area are still being confronted with rainy days. While the rain is great for making gardens grow, it also poses a risk to people using local roadways. Newly available data from the University of California at Berkeley shows just how rain affects accidents in Fairfield. Those who live in the area may be interested in learning the following local accident statistics.

Upcoming Fairfield Community Events in February 2020

As the largest city in Solano County, the seat of the local government, and the Sacramento Valley’s gateway to the San Francisco Bay Area, Fairfield is a lively place to live. While many residents choose to travel to nearby attractions like the Napa Valley or beautiful Northern California coast, there are plenty of great events going on every week right here in town. To learn more about some excellent upcoming Fairfield community events, check out the following blog.

Two Hurt After Head-On Crash in Fairfield

According to local police, a head-on crash in Fairfield left two people with injuries on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Fairfield Police Department (FPD) indicated that the accident occurred at an intersection on the northern side of the city, involved two vehicles, and that both injured individuals were transported to a local hospital to receive treatment. An investigation into possible causes of the accident is reportedly ongoing.

Single-Vehicle Crash in Fairfield Injures One

One person suffered injuries during a single-vehicle crash in Fairfield that took place on Sunday, December 22, 2019. According to information from the Fairfield Police Department (FPD), the accident happened on a major city street in the early morning. Hospital staff indicated that the involved driver suffered major injuries. However, updates on the drivers’ condition have not been reported. FPD is currently investigating the incident.

Nine Injured in Alleged Fairfield DUI

Californiaa Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that nine people suffered injuries during an alleged Fairfield DUI that took place on Saturday, December 21, 2019. According to police, the collision involved three vehicles and happened just after midnight. Responders stated that four of the nine injured people were children. Reports indicated that a 35-year-old man, a 17-year-old girl, and a 40-year-old man all suffered severe injuries and that one of them was in critical condition following the crash. Updates on the conditions of the injured parties have not been provided.

Major Pileup on Fairfield Highway

During the night of Wednesday, December 11, 2019, a series of car accidents involving almost twelve vehicles occurred on a Fairfield highway. The accidents all took place within the same 15 minute time period, and, according to reports, caused multiple injuries requiring hospital care. Traffic reports indicate that all lanes of Westbound 80 were eventually shut down and stayed closed for nearly an hour while accident response was underway. The incident is still being investigated by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials.

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