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Michael Gutierrez Suffers Major Injuries in Sacramento Crash

The president of Sacramento City College, Michael Gutierrez, suffered major injuries on August 12 in a four-vehicle collision on Highway 50 in West Sacramento at 8:40 a.m. Gutierrez was transported to the UC Davis Medical Center, where he was placed in the intensive care unit. A spokesman for the college said that Gutierrez is expected to recover, and he is to be moved out of the ICU soon. He was going to the campus when a Ford hit his Toyota in the rear, causing the major injuries. He has served as president since July 2017 and was an educator for 25 years prior to that. 

Woodland Reggae Festival Scheduled

Woodland is where the exciting One Love One Heart Reggae Festival is being held on the weekend of August 31 and September 1 at the Yolo County Fairgrounds at 1250 Gum Avenue. More than 10,000 people attend this annual event, and it is one festival you don’t want to miss. The festival is dedicated to promoting love and unity through music. This is the 10th year in a row the festival is being held, which attests to its popularity and the great music acts that appear. Because this is the 10th anniversary, general and VIP admission will be offered at special prices for one day. 

Most Dangerous Roads in Sacramento

Sacramento residents know that some dangerous roads in the area are more treacherous than others. Although it isn’t always possible to bypass many of these roads, knowing which ones place you at a higher risk of an accident is essential. Let’s explore the reasons why some roads are more dangerous from faulty design to speeding, driver error, and congested traffic. We’ll also look at intersection-related accident-prone roads. In short, here’s a heads up on the dangerous roads you may face when traveling in the Sacramento area.

Major Traffic Collision in Sacramento

A major traffic collision on August 12 involving four vehicles occurred in West Sacramento on Highway 50 westbound that resulted in major injuries to one person. The accident occurred near Harbor Boulevard at about 8:30 in the morning during rush hour. Debris was strewn across the westbound side of Highway 50, and emergency crews were at the scene to tend to those who were injured. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), neither alcohol nor drugs appear to have played a part in the collision. All the westbound lanes of the highway were reported as open at 10:10 a.m., according to a representative at Caltrans.

Chain-Reaction Crash in South Sacramento

A chain-reaction crash in South Sacramento on August 11 caused injury to multiple individuals. The accident happened in the vicinity of Florin Road and McComber Street, according to Sacramento Metro Fire. Early reports said that the accident involved a collision between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. However, this was later updated. Two vehicles stopped to help those involved in the initial accident when they became part of what became a chain-reaction crash. Traffic on the westbound lanes was stalled as tow trucks arrived, police cleared the scene and investigated the accident. 

Keeping Children Safe in School Zones

Keeping children safe is one of the most important things a community faces. That is especially true around school zones. As the school year begins, Sacramento is tackling this problem by lowering the speed limit around schools. All drivers need to be aware of the lower limits built into Sacramento’s Vision Zero Action Plan. Let’s look at this innovative plan to keep our children safe and what drivers need to know going forward.

Sacramento Rollover Crash Causes Multiple Injuries

A rollover crash in Sacramento resulted in injuries. It happened at the intersection of 29th and S streets on August 8 at about 6:30 in the morning. Lane closures caused traffic to be diverted away from the accident site. According to Sacramento Police, two vehicles were involved in the rollover crash, and three individuals were taken to the hospital by emergency transport. At this time, authorities have provided little information about how the car accident happened.

Annual Banana Festival in Sacramento

Summer is event time in Sacramento, and the annual Banana Festival is coming up on August 10 and 11. There will be great entertainment, contests, activities, and delicious foods to try. The festival is being held at William Land Park in the Green Village area, located at 3800 Land Park Drive. To make the festival area easy to find, the cross streets are Sutterville Road and Freeport Boulevard. The Banana Festival is being held for the benefit of the National Academic Youth Corps. This nonprofit works hard to provide educational and art programs in the Sacramento area for more than 15,000 young people as well as adults.

Hit and Run Accident in Florin Area of Sacramento

An August 3 hit and run accident resulted in an overturned vehicle in the Florin area of Sacramento, causing injury to the car’s occupant. The accident was reported as occurring at about 1:00 in the afternoon along Stockton Boulevard in front of Apex Plaza, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). One vehicle involved in the collision ended up rolled over onto its roof, and the Sacramento Fire Department, along with a tow truck, were summoned to the scene. A self-storage company along Stockton Boulevard in Florin notified the police that they were in possession of video footage of the hit and run accident, which will help authorities in their investigation. Because one of the drivers fled the scene of the accident, when they are apprehended, they will face charges of felony hit and run.

Folsom Single-Vehicle Accident Injures Driver

A Folsom single-vehicle accident on August 2 resulted in injury when the driver struck a utility pole, which caused a fire. The accident was reported at White Rock Road and Scott Road at about 2:30 in the afternoon. Witnesses to the collision attempted to get all the parties out of the vehicle as emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived at the scene. The downed pole caused the grass to catch on fire, which spread to a nearby field on the north side at the intersection of Prairie City and White Rock roads.