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Accident on 19th Avenue Injures Four Adults and Two Children

Six injuries were reported in a multiple-vehicle crash in South Sacramento on April 3. The accident, which involved two children and four adults, occurred around 4:47 p.m at 19th Avenue near 24th Street. According to a report by the Sacramento Fire Department, four of the people involved in the collision were transported to hospital trauma facilities. Three were seriously injured, and the other three did not suffer life-threatening injuries. However, no additional details were provided.

Pretensioner Units are Key to Proper Seat Belt Operation

Automobiles have many different safety systems installed as standard parts of modern vehicles, from front and side airbag systems to seat belts, anti-lock braking devices, and state-of-the-art driving assistance systems that help us keep our vehicles safely on the roadways. When we hear that a vehicle we’re purchasing has either the latest electronic safety feature as an optional add-on or a mandatory safety item like seat belts, most people assume that all the parts necessary for that system to work properly are included. One instance where that is too often not the case is the presence (or lack) of seat belt pretensioners being attached to all the seat belts in a vehicle. The lack of pretensions can and should be looked on as a type of seat belt defect in vehicle design.

Accident on Southbound I-5 Involves Three Vehicles

A multiple-vehicle crash in Sacramento on May 17 occurred on I-5 that made the evening commute more difficult for some drivers. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) police report stated that the accident occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. along southbound Interstate 5 just south of Airport Boulevard. The crash involved a Hyundai Elantra, a BMW SUV, and a pickup.

Rollover on State Route 51 Injures Driver

A major injury was reported in a single-vehicle rollover in Sacramento on February 6. The accident happened along southbound State Route 51 at the Fulton Avenue off-ramp around 6:23 in the evening. When the vehicle rolled, according to the traffic report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), it knocked down two signs, including the merge sign. 

Taylor Street Intersection Collision Involves Two Vehicles

A two-vehicle intersection collision in Sacramento recently caused major damage to the vehicles involved. Initially, the Sacramento Police Department was notified of the accident at around 11:49 p.m. on Taylor Street and Naruth Way as involving injuries. When first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived, they discovered both the wrecked vehicles and involved parties at the scene. It was not reported whether alcohol or drugs were involved in the cause of the crash. It is under investigation to determine what happened.

Mazda and GMC Yukon Collide in Carmichael Intersection

Two people were transported to a hospital with injuries following an intersection accident in Carmichael on July 30. The accident occurred when a Mazda and a GMC Yukon collided at Marconi Avenue and Gunn Road around 12:18 in the afternoon. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the Mazda then struck a tree. 

IIHS Resumes Crash Tests Following Months of Shutdown

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) resumed work earlier this month that had previously been on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Institute’s Vehicle Research Center (VRC), which is located in Virginia, closed in March when the state enacted pandemic restrictions.  Employees continued to work remotely, but track evaluations and crash tests were temporarily ceased.  

Eastbound Florin Road Site of Ford Fusion Rollover

A major injury occurred in Sacramento on July 19 in a solo vehicle rollover. The accident occurred in the Florin area along northbound State Route 99 at the eastbound Florin Road entrance ramp around 6:52 p.m. It was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that a Ford Fusion went off the entrance ramp into an area of dirt and grass and rolled over but landed back on its wheels.

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