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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Sloughhouse Near Rancho Murieta

A head-on collision in Sloughhouse near Rancho Murieta claimed the life of a motorcyclist on June 20. According to Josh Sherwood, an officer with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened at the intersection of Ione and Meiss roads at about 10:45 in the morning. The rider passed away at the accident scene, and it is unknown at this time what caused the head-on collision. 

Volkswagen Hits and Kills Pedestrian Near P-Street Ramp

A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in South Sacramento on June 13. It happened on North State Route 51 in the vicinity of the P Street on-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Authorities began to receive reports at 12:43 in the early morning hours about a pedestrian running between lanes on the highway, yelling at passing drivers. Later reports indicated the pedestrian was hit by a Volkswagen. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the crash site. The identity of the person killed in the fatal pedestrian accident was not provided, pending notification of family members.

Toyota Tundra Causes Fatal Accident After Hitting KIA on State Route 99 

A Sacramento fatal accident occurred along northbound State Route 99 on May 31, resulting in the death of a woman. The accident happened at around 2:26 in the morning just past 12th Avenue. A man in a Toyota Tundra, moving at a high rate of speed in the number three lane, hit the rear of a KIA Niro, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report. The woman was riding in the KIA as a passenger. The impact of the crash caused the Niro to catch on fire, travel northeast, and ended up on the shoulder of the road. Sadly, the woman riding inside, identified as 30-year-old Thelma Barrios of Rancho Cordova, passed away as a result. 

Suspected Head-On Collision on Cosumnes River Boulevard

A fatal vehicle accident in South Sacramento on May 14 claimed one life in what appeared to be a head-on collision. The accident happened shortly before 10:00 in the morning along Cosumnes River Boulevard, which is between Delta Shores Circle and Franklin Boulevard, according to officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Officers and first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived at the scene to find major front-end damage in both vehicles. One individual involved in the accident was extricated by first responders while another was pronounced deceased on site. Officials have identified the decedent as 31-year-old Ulises Benjamin Martinez Tello of Sacramento.

Highway 99 Southbound Site of Motorcycle Accident

An accident fatality happened along Highway 99 southbound in Sacramento on May 1 after a motorcycle collided with a pickup. The accident occurred near the connector for Highway 50 at around 5:30 in the morning, as reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The details of the accident and identity of the individual who died have not yet been released by authorities. The accident is under investigation by the CHP to determine what happened.

Passenger Dies in Drunk Driver Accident

A suspected drunk driver was arrested recently in Sacramento after crashing their vehicle. The accident resulted in the death of one female passenger and injuries to another. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the collision occurred along south State Route 160 near Canterbury Road at about 10:20 in the morning. The accident is under investigation by the CHP, and anyone with knowledge of it is asked to phone Officer Greg Zumstein or Officer A.J. McTaggart. The phone number to call is (916) 348-2300 or at cell-phone number (916) 798-0975.

Motorcyclist Dies After Rear-End Crash on 56th Street

A motorcyclist fatality occurred in Sacramento recently after the rider was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle. The person who died was identified as John Lincoln, age 37. According to the Sacramento Police Department, the accident occurred as Lincoln was traveling south at 56th Street, where it connects with J Street at about 3:49 in the afternoon and was struck from behind by a driver.

How a Wrongful Death Case Is Resolved

When a family has lost a loved one due to a wrongful death, obtaining financial compensation cannot ease the pain. However, by seeking compensation through a wrongful death claim, the family can receive justice for that loved one through the courts. In addition, it helps to ease the financial loss caused by the loved one’s death, which makes it easier for the family to continue on without that added stress. It also helps keep the at-fault party from hurting another family in the future. 

Three Dead Following Crash Near Rio Vista

On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, a head-on crash near Rio Vista, CA, tragically left three people with fatal injuries. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in the late evening and happened on Highway 160 in the delta. According to CHP officers, the accident involved a sedan and a pickup truck. The three people who died in the collision were all reported as occupants of the sedan. They were recently identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 26-year-old Corey Johnny Wolford of Antioch, 27-year-old Alice Tarae Acoff of Sacramento, and a 7-year-old Sacramento boy.

Fatal Crash on 47th Street in Sacramento

An accident fatality occurred in Sacramento on March 26 on 47th Avenue when two vehicles collided. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department reported that the collision occurred at about 7:00 in the morning close to 54th Street. Emergency crews with the Sacramento Fire Department took injured people from both vehicles to a nearby hospital. One woman died from her injuries. Another person involved in the collision received minor injuries. The name of the deceased woman has not yet been released pending notification of her next of kin. Investigators with the Sacramento police are looking into how the collision occurred and who was at fault in the accident.

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