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Motorcycle Accident on S.R. 49 Results in Hospitalization for Rider

A major motorcycle accident was reported in El Dorado, southeast of Placerville, on May 18. The collision occurred at the intersection of State Route 49 at El Dorado Street around 4:19 p.m. The fire department was called to the scene so medics could examine the rider. 

Intersection Motorcycle Crash in Diamond Spring

A motorcycle accident in Diamond Spring near Placerville on April 25 resulted in a major injury when the rider crashed into a motor vehicle. The accident happened at the intersection of Forni and Missouri Flat Roads around 11:48 a.m. when the motorcycle collided with a gray-colored sedan. According to the incident report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the rider was found in the middle of the roadway and had suffered a broken arm. Investigators with CHP Traffic are determining fault in the accident and how it happened.

Minor Injuries Reported in Head-On Collision on Rock Creek Road

A head-on collision in Placerville resulted in minor injuries on January 8. The collision occurred at the intersection of Rock Creek and Gravel Roads, which is a rural area, around 12:34 p.m. The vehicles ended up blocking that intersection, according to the report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Although an investigation was conducted by the CHP to determine the cause of the crash, the reason for the collision was not released.

Body Recovered Days after Alleged DUI Accident on Highway 50

A body was found along Highway 50 following a recent alleged DUI accident after officers with the CHP were notified of a deceased person on the opposite side of a guardrail in the bushes. The accident involved a Mercedes and Toyota Prius in the westbound lanes of the highway on November 11. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers placed the driver of the Mercedes under arrest for suspected drunk driving. 

Sly Park Road Accident Reported Between Motorcycle and Pickup

A motorcycle collision with a pickup in Placerville on November 12 caused injuries to the rider. The accident occurred on Sly Park Road near Meadowland Drive around 11:27 a.m. The report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the rider of the motorcycle landed in the reporting person’s front yard. A tow was called to remove the Honda motorcycle. The CHP is investigating how the accident occurred and assigning blame for the crash.

Major Injury Reported in Vehicle/Motorcycle Accident on U.S. 50

A major motorcycle accident occurred on the El Dorado Freeway near Placerville on November 1 in a crash involving a motor vehicle. The collision happened around 11:11 a.m. along eastbound U.S. 50 just west of the Greenstone Road off-ramp between the motorcycle rider and the driver of an Audi. The motorcycle was reported as down to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), who responded to the call. 

Highway 50 Head-on Crash Causes Minor Injuries

A wrong-way collision near Placerville on October 23 caused minor injuries. The accident occurred along Highway 50 near the Broadway exit, according to the El Dorado County Fire Protection District, at around 8:00 p.m. A sedan and pickup were involved in the crash. 

Two Motorcycles Crash along West U.S. 50

A major injury motorcycle crash was reported in Pollock Pines, east of Placerville, on August 7. The accident happened along westbound U.S. 50 at the Sly Park Road off-ramp around 10:20 a.m. The individual who called in the accident to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was uncertain whether another vehicle was involved in the collision involving two motorcyclists. 

Accident at Rock Creek Road Intersection Involves Two Vehicles

An injury was reported near Placerville in a two-vehicle crash on July 16. The collision occurred at the intersection of Rock Creek and Mule Skinner roads in the area of Placer Union Elementary around 8:24 in the morning. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report said it involved a Toyota 4Runner and a Chevy Malibu. 

Accident at Green Valley Intersection Injures Pedestrian as Driver Flees

A hit-and-run accident with injuries occurred west of Placerville recently when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The accident happened just before 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Green Valley and Dunnings Roads in Rescue, according to the incident report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Medics with the Cal Fire Camino Station responded to assess injuries to the pedestrian. However, the extent of the injuries was not disclosed. The hit-and-run accident is being investigated by the CHP to discover how it occurred and to locate the fleeing driver.

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