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Jackknife Accident Near Twin Cities Road Stalls Traffic

A semi-jackknife accident occurred near Sacramento on March 9 that blocked all the southbound lanes on Interstate 5. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that traffic was blocked temporarily when a semi spun out. However, no injuries were reported in the collision. The traffic near Twin Cities Road along I-5 was shut down, and an advisory was issued for the northbound highway because of wind and heavy rain. 

West Side Freeway Multiple-Vehicle Accident Injures Minor

A Sacramento multiple-vehicle accident involving a semi occurred recently on the West Side Freeway, which sent an injured minor to the hospital. The collision happened along the southbound side of I-5 at the Q Street off-ramp around 3:09 p.m. between three sedans and a semi. When officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived, they discovered all of the vehicles on the right-hand side of the highway. 

California May Allow Autonomous Semi-Trucks on the Road

Despite California being home to many corporations involved in developing autonomous vehicles, heavy-duty trucks are still not allowed to be tested or deployed in the state. While California has allowed public autonomous commercial truck testing since 2019, current state law forbids testing or deployment of autonomous vehicles that weigh over 10,000 pounds, prohibiting self-driving semi-trucks and big rigs.

Interstate-5 Near Airport Boulevard Shut Down Due to Serious Big Rig Accident

A big rig accident that shut down the interstate and backed up traffic occurred on January 23. The collision occurred along Interstate 5 southbound close to Airport Boulevard at about 3:30 a.m. The crash happened when a big rig struck a sign pole on the freeway head-on. 

Collision on Eastbound I-80 Causes Major Injury

A major injury accident involving a big rig occurred in Sacramento on January 14 on the freeway. The collision happened along eastbound I-80 at the Norwood Avenue off-ramp around 9:18 a.m. It involved a big rig and sedan, according to the incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Man Killed in Accident Involving Large Truck Near Arvin

A 34-year-old motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries after colliding with a semi-truck on Sunday, December 4, 2022. The accident occurred around noon at South Edison Road and Bear Mountain Boulevard near Arvin in Kern County. 

Traffic Accident With Tanker Truck on I-5 Causes Minor Injuries

A traffic collision involving a tanker truck and SUV resulted in minor injuries in Sacramento on November 28. The collision occurred on northbound Interstate 5 just north of the 43rd Avenue on-ramp in the South Land Park area around 11:21 a.m. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the number three lane was blocked by the collision and debris was scattered in the slow lane. Minor injuries were reported in the crash, which is under investigation by the CHP to determine the cause and to assign fault.

Folsom Boulevard Multiple-Vehicle Crash Causes Serious Injuries

A dump truck was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash in Sacramento on October 10, resulting in serious injuries. The accident involved four vehicles and occurred on Folsom Boulevard near Power Inn Road around 3:40 p.m. During the collision, the dump truck experienced a rollover and landed on top of one of the vehicles crushing it. 

Accident on West Side Freeway Causes Minor Injuries

A semi crash involving other vehicles occurred in Sacramento on October 3, resulting in injuries. The accident happened along the northbound side of the I-5 West Side Freeway just south of the Sutterville Road off-ramp around 12:52 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the tractor-trailer was hauling a load of tomatoes and crashed with two other vehicles. 

Siblings Who Lost Their Parents in 2014 Accident Awarded $1.7 Billion

A verdict was reached against Ford Motor Company in Georgia in which a jury awarded $1.7 billion in punitive damages to two siblings whose parents died in a rollover crash that resulted in roof crush in April 2014. The accident happened when their parents were on their way to pick up a tractor part for their farm in a 2002 Ford F-250 and experienced a rollover due to a tire blowout. The rollover crushed the roof of their vehicle, which led to their deaths.

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