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Fatal Accident Reported on Elverta Road Involving Single Vehicle

Speeding was a factor in the cause of an accident fatality that killed one man and injured another in Elverta on October 27. The report on the accident issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the crash happened along Elverta Road in the area of Gibson Ranch and the Cherry Island Golf Course sometime after 2:00 in the morning. The CHP said the truck driver was going at a “high rate of speed” when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, struck the gravel on the shoulder, and crashed into a pole. 

Power Inn Road Accident Kills Driver and Injures Two Others

A traffic fatality and multiple injuries were reported in Sacramento on October 20 following a collision that involved several vehicles. The accident occurred close to Power Inn Road, where it intersects with Fruitridge Road at around 11:30 a.m., according to officials from the Sacramento Police Department. The identity of those involved in the accident has not yet been released by authorities.

Accident at 25th Street Intersection Claims Life of Motorcycle Rider

A motorcyclist fatality was reported in Sacramento’s midtown recently after the rider lost control for unknown reasons. The accident was reported by the Sacramento Police Department around 6:30 in the evening at 25th Street and Capitol Avenue. Upon arrival, it was discovered the motorcycle rider had been seriously injured. 

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.

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