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Accident at South Watt Avenue Intersection Sends One Person to Hospital

A big rig accident with a pickup in Sacramento on April 18 sent one injured person to the hospital. The collision occurred at the intersection of South Watt Avenue and Kiefer Boulevard shortly after 10:00 a.m. between a black semi and red pickup truck. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) police report said that Sac Fire emergency responders were called to the scene to assess injuries and transported one person to a hospital for additional evaluation and medical care. 

Highway Traffic Stalled by Rollover Accident Involving Tanker Truck

A tanker truck experienced a rollover accident in Sacramento on April 15 that interfered with traffic. The accident happened on westbound Highway 50, close to the off-ramp for Stockton Boulevard, around 10:00 a.m. No injuries were reported in the single-vehicle crash, which left the tanker truck lying on its side. 

Accident on Highway 1 Occurs Between Cement Truck and Motor Vehicle

A motor vehicle collision with a cement truck in El Granada sent three people to the hospital on March 14. The accident occurred along Highway 1 close to Half Moon Bay near Sam’s Chowder House at around 2:31 p.m., according to a tweet by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The vehicle involved in the crash was identified as a Ford Flex, and its elderly female driver was taken by air ambulance to a Stanford hospital as well as a juvenile in the vehicle who suffered major injuries. 

Accident Along I-80 Occurs When Propane Truck Goes Off Freeway

Major injuries were reported in Auburn on March 14 when a propane truck experienced a run-off-road accident. The accident happened along westbound I-80 at the Heather Glen off-ramp around 2:24 p.m. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the propane tanker left the roadway for unknown reasons and went down a dirt hill off the freeway.

Accident in Foothill Farms Area May Have Been Caused by Impaired Driver

A semi-truck crash with a motor vehicle in Sacramento on February 24 may have involved impaired driving. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 3:30 p.m. along northbound Roseville Road at its intersection with Gold Run Avenue in the Foothill Farms area. It occurred between a white semi-truck and a Toyota Rav4. 

Two-Vehicle Accident Happens Near Antioch Bridge

A head-on collision occurred south of Rio Vista on February 14, with major injuries reported. The accident happened along State Route 160 less than a mile north of Antioch Bridge around 1:00 a.m., according to the incident report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Multiple units responded to the accident. 

Minor Injuries Reported in Underride Truck Accident

An underride truck accident occurred in downtown Sacramento on December 11 but fortunately only caused minor injuries. The collision occurred around 1:00 in the morning along westbound US 50 at the beginning of the connector ramp for southbound I-5. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the connector was blocked as well as both lanes and that debris was strewn all over the roadway.

Accident at the Northbound I-5 Connector Involves Semi and Large SUV

An injury was reported in a big rig collision in Sacramento on December 6. The accident happened around 5:51 p.m. on eastbound US 50 at the northbound I-5 connector. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred when a semi was involved in a crash with a Ford Explorer. 

Truck Drivers Raise Concerns About Increasing Weight Limit 

The weight limit for big rigs has been raised in California in an attempt to free up delivered products clogging the ports in Long Beach and Los Angeles. Governor Gavin Newsom made the announcement of the weight limit increase from 80,000 pounds to 88,000 pounds recently. However, this announcement concerns some truck drivers.

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