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Sacramento State Announces Sad News

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS/Sac State) issued a Hornets Sports news release on July 22, 2021, that former star Hornets quarterback, Greg Knapp, 58, had passed away from injuries he suffered in a bicycle accident on July 17th. Following his Sac State quarterback career, Mr. Knapp had gone on to coach for Hornets Football before he transitioned to several coaching positions with the National Football League (NFL). At the time of his death, Knapp was employed as a passing game coordinator for the New York Jets. 

Vehicle Causes Pedestrian Fatality on North 12th Street

A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in Sacramento on July 16 after a man on foot was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident report by the Sacramento Police Department said the collision occurred shortly before 3:00 in the morning on North 12th Street, where it intersects with B Street north of downtown. As of the time of this report, no information has been released on what caused the accident. 

Accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Causes Death of Motorcyclist

A fatal motorcycle accident occurred on July 13 in Sacramento County when the rider became involved in a collision with a motor vehicle. The crash occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. along northbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at the intersection with 45th Avenue in the Lemon Hill area. Few details about the accident were provided by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), which responded to the crash. 

Driver Sought by Authorities Following Hit-and-Run Fatality Accident

The identity of a hit-and-run fatality involving a pedestrian that occurred in South Sacramento on July 8 has been released as a female, age 16.  The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the accident occurred around 10:22 p.m. as the teen was walking south across Florin Road at the intersection with Fawn Way. Once the pedestrian crossed the traffic heading west, she began to walk across the lanes going eastbound. 

Business 80 Site of Fatal Scooter Accident

Multiple vehicles struck an electric scooter rider, age 21, on I-80, killing him. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened at about 3:00 a.m. on July 3 on northbound I-80 south of the American River Bridge. 

Power Inn Road Location of Bicyclist Fatality by Hit-and-Run Driver

A bicyclist fatality occurred in Sacramento County on July 3 when an elderly rider was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. The collision was reported by the South Sacramento division of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Power Inn Road and Blackhawk Drive in the Florin area. The rider was declared deceased at the scene by first responders with the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

Fatal Accident in Los Angeles Kills Sacramento Man

A motorcyclist from Sacramento was killed in a crash on westbound Sunset Boulevard at its intersection with Glenroy Avenue on July 1, 2021, at about 2:00 in the afternoon. A female passenger on the vehicle, also identified as a Sacramentan, age 36, was injured. According to a Los Angeles Police spokesperson, both the motorcyclist, age 30, and the woman were thrown from the bike when it struck a Volvo. The driver of the Volvo remained at the scene and cooperated with the police. An ongoing investigation to determine how and why the crash occurred is continuing. 

South Sacramento Pedestrian Fatality Occurs on South Watt Avenue

A pedestrian fatality was reported on June 29 in South Sacramento after the walker was struck by a car. The fatal collision occurred on South Watt Avenue and Fruitridge Road shortly after 4:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the Sacramento Police Department, Officer Karl Chan, said that the incident involved a driver in a Toyota Scion. 

Child Injured and Adult Driver Dies in Franklin Boulevard Two-Vehicle Crash 

A traffic fatality and injury to a toddler occurred in Sacramento on June 28 after a two-vehicle collision. The accident happened at about 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and 21st Avenue, according to the incident report by the Sacramento Police Department. A department spokesperson said the female driver died at the accident scene. 

Red-Light Runner Who Causes Pedestrian Fatality May Have Been Drinking

A collision caused by a drunk driver in Sacramento on June 23 resulted in a pedestrian fatality and injuries to the motorist and his passenger. The accident was reported at about 3:34 p.m. on Stockton Boulevard and Lawrence Drive. According to the Sacramento Police Department spokesman, the driver, who was in a sedan, ran a red light and was subsequently struck by a minivan, which caused the vehicle to crash into the pedestrian. 

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