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Fatal Accident on State Route 160 Involves Pickup and Dump Truck

A fatal accident involving a pickup and a dump truck occurred in Sacramento County on October 9. The accident was reported around 5:19 p.m. along State Route 160, which is called River Road, west of Isleton in front of Delta Diamond Farm Event Center. The accident blocked the roadway, and officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived at the scene to assess the situation. 

Out-of-Control Driver in North Sacramento Kills Two

A hit-and-run driver caused two accident fatalities in North Sacramento on October 4 after losing control of their vehicle. The collision occurred shortly after 6:00 p.m. along I-80 westbound near Madison Avenue in the Foothill Farms area. The accident is under investigation to determine the cause and locate the driver who fled the scene.

Traffic Accident at Watt Avenue Intersection Claims Life of Pedestrian

A traffic accident resulted in a pedestrian fatality in Sacramento on September 30 at a local intersection. The accident occurred in the Arden-Arcade area around 8:14 p.m. at Watt Avenue and Whitney Way, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and involved a white sedan. The pedestrian died at the scene of the traffic accident. 

Motorcyclist Killed in Sacramento Traffic Crash

A motorcyclist fatality was reported in Sacramento on September 17 after the rider’s bike collided with a truck. The collision happened at about 1:00 p.m. around Riverside Boulevard at the intersection with Swanston Drive. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department responded to the call and discovered the motorcyclist had suffered serious injuries. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the accident scene later. The truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators into the cause of the fatal accident.

State Route 12 Accident Claims Life in Collision With Tandem Big Rig

A fatality accident involving an agriculture tractor-trailer occurred in South Sacramento on September 4. The collision occurred shortly after 2:00 p.m. along State Route 12 at Jackson Slough Road near Isleton between a Toyota and big rig hauling double trailers. Major damage occurred to the Toyota, which ended up 50 feet off the roadway, according to the traffic report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Impaired Driving Enforcement Efforts Increase

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which operates under the U.S. Department of Transportation, began its yearly Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The program will run through the Labor Day weekend. It is a high-visibility enforcement effort that targets impaired driving and seeks to improve safe travel for all road users.   

Disabled Vehicle on Highway 50 Causes Fatal Accident

A traffic fatality occurred in Sacramento on August 21 after a disabled car was struck. The accident occurred along westbound Highway 50 close to the on-ramp for Howe Avenue around 7:50 in the morning. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that when officers arrived, they discovered both vehicles ablaze in the number three lane.

Capital City Freeway Accident Kills Sacramento Woman

An accident fatality was reported in Sacramento on August 15 when a vehicle left the freeway for unknown reasons and crashed. The single-vehicle collision was reported about 11:30 p.m. off the Capital City Freeway at the off-ramp for Exposition Boulevard. When officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the scene, they discovered that the vehicle of a driver in a 2013 Hyundai heading north on the freeway had exited the road and crashed. 

Highway 99 Fatality Accident Caused by Hit-and-Run Driver

A subcontractor with Caltrans died in a hit-and-run along northbound Highway 99 on July 26 while working at a construction site. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m., close to the exit for Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) activity log said that the worker was struck by a pickup truck, which then left the accident scene.

Driver Crashes Through Bike Trail Gate and Causes Critical Injuries to Bicycle Rider

A suspected drunk driver has been placed under arrest by authorities in Sacramento following the death on June 29 of a senior bicyclist on a bike trail. The driver in question was identified as a 25-year-old, who is being held in Elk Grove at the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center. He is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, hit-and-run, causing an injury or death while intoxicated, and driving on a revoked or suspended license.

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