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Off-Road Crash With Injuries at Payen Road Intersection

An off-road crash into a ditch occurred in White Rock near Folsom on September 18. A driver in a BMW slid off the roadway at Payen and White Rock roads around 1:38 p.m. into a ditch about 10 feet off the road for unknown reasons. The accident was transferred by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department. 

Driver Dies in Highway 79 Roadway Departure Accident

A Folsom man died in a roadway departure accident on August 28 near Folsom. The accident happened in Olivehurst during the evening hours on Highway 70, close to McGowan Parkway. The man’s vehicle, a Ford sedan, departed the roadway going down an embankment and experienced several rollovers and was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

El Dorado Highway Accident Results in Minor Injuries

A two-vehicle rear-end collision in Folsom on July 2 caused minor injuries and blocked the number one lane. The accident occurred on westbound U.S. 50 at the Folsom Boulevard off-ramp shortly before 1:00 p.m. between a Toyota Solara and a Toyota Tacoma pickup. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers arrived at the scene, they discovered both vehicles in the center divider and a refrigerator in the roadway. 

Keeping an Undriven Car in Good Condition

Many circumstances have changed over the past several years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with many people shifting their commutes from their work office to their home office. While not having to drive your car regularly can save you time and money on gas, letting your vehicle sit for a lengthy period can cause problems. Among them are maintenance issues such as rusted brakes, dead batteries, and leaking and dried-out seals. These concerns can make your vehicle unsafe and less valuable if you want to sell it in the future.

New Traffic Project in Folsom Aims to Improve Safety

The much-anticipated traffic safety improvement project in Folsom is finally underway. The City of Folsom recently announced that the project will start this spring. City officials said improvements to the intersection at East Natoma Street and Folsom Lake Crossing will boost safety, increase traffic flow and reduce accidents and deaths.

Injuries Reported in Traffic Crash Near Prairie City Road On-Ramp

A traffic crash in Folsom recently reported minor injuries in an HOV lane accident. The collision occurred on westbound U.S. 50 at the northbound Prairie City Road on-ramp around 8:37 a.m. At least one person suffered injuries in the crash and reported the accident to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Child Passenger Safety Week Ramps Up Awareness in September

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently promoting Child Passenger Safety Week, which is the third week of September every year, and this year begins on September 20th.  The awareness week wraps up with Seat Check Saturday on September 26th. 

Seatback Failures Can Cause Injuries and Death

Though still relatively rare, there have been approximately 50 instances of children being killed by seatback failures since 2001.  Some of those fatal incidents involve front seats collapsing backward into the back seat during a rear impact collision.

Childhood Injury – Predictable and Possibly Preventable

September 1st through the 7th is National Childhood Injury Prevention Week. It is a good time to review reminders about keeping children safe since the vast majority of childhood injuries are predictable and thus preventable. 

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