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Watt Avenue Site of Traffic Crash in South Sacramento

A traffic crash involving three vehicles in South Sacramento clogged major roads in the early morning hours of February 21, 2020. The accident occurred on South Watt Avenue in the area between Elder Creek and Fruitridge roads. The crash, according to the Sacramento Police Department, involved three vehicles: a big rig and two passenger cars. Even though tow trucks were called to the scene, one lane of South Watt Avenue remained closed two hours after the crash. An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. At this juncture, it is uncertain whether drugs or alcohol were involved. 

Five People Injured in South Sacramento Accident

An intersection accident in South Sacramento on December 24, 2019, caused injury to five people. According to a Sacramento Fire Department spokesperson, the crash occurred at the crossroads of Franklin Boulevard and 25th Avenue. Rescue personnel with the fire department arrived on the scene to assess the injuries, which were described later as minor. Traffic along Franklin Boulevard was backed up due to the intersection accident as the area was cleared, and an investigation into how the crash happened and who was at fault proceeded. 

Bus Collision With Minivan in South Sacramento

A collision between a bus and a minivan occurred on Wednesday, December 18, at the intersection of Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard in South Sacramento. The accident happened at 10:10 in the morning when the bus was traveling west on Florin Road. According to a representative of the Sacramento Police, the minivan was heading south on Franklin Boulevard when the collision occurred. One person was transported to a local hospital, however, at the time of this post, the nature of their injuries has not been revealed. The vehicles were stuck together after the collision, and the bike rack at the front of the bus was impaled on the driver’s side of the minivan. Traffic was blocked at the intersection as the vehicles were separated and moved from the accident site. An investigation is being conducted into the reason the collision happened and to determine fault. 

South Sacramento Injury Accident

South Sacramento Injury Accident

South Sacramento Injury Accident – A South Sacramento injury accident occurred on October 10 at the intersection of Alabama Road and Borden Road east of California State Route 99. Although the extent of injuries is unknown at the time of this report, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that several people had to be transported to the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment.

Hit and Run in South Sacramento Pedestrian Death

Hit and Run in South Sacramento Pedestrian Death

I’m Ed Smith, a South Sacramento car accident lawyer. A pedestrian death occurred last Thursday night, on May 11, 2017, when a 35-year-old woman was hit and killed while trying to cross Franklin Boulevard near 42nd avenue. The vehicle fled the scene following the accident.


South Sacramento Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

I’m Ed Smith, a South Sacramento car accident lawyer. During the evening hours of Tuesday, March 7, 2017, a pedestrian was walking in South Sacramento when a motorist collided with him. Unfortunately, the man suffered fatal injuries in the accident.


High School Student Saves Driver from Crashed SUV

I’m Ed Smith, a South Sacramento car accident lawyer. A senior from Kennedy High School rescued  a dazed motorist out of their overturned vehicle during the afternoon hours of Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The heroic act by the teenager saved the life of the trapped driver involved in an automobile accident.


PCL Injuries in Car Crashes Explained

I’m Ed Smith, a South Sacramento car accident lawyer. Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) injuries are common in car accidents. The cause of this type of injury is strong force and impact. In car crashes, it is the result of a bent knee slamming into the vehicle’s dashboard.  This injury also commonly occurs in children participating in high speed sports, like soccer or football, where children are running and their knee might collide with another player.

South Sacramento Hit and Run
South Sacramento Hit and Run

I’m Ed Smith. I am a South Sacramento Pedestrian Accident Lawyer.  On Saturday, December 19, 2015, a 17-year-old girl was struck by a South Sacramento hit and run driver at the intersection of Fruitridge Road and Vista Avenue. The light had just indicated it was her turn to walk when she was hit by what looked to be a 2002 or 2003 Toyota Solara. The car was headed east on Fruitridge Road. It failed to stop for a red light. The dark colored vehicle (possibly blue) hit the girl sending her up into the air and then landing back onto the street.

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