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Accident on Highway 50 Involves Big Rig

A fatal crash was reported in West Sacramento on May 26 along Highway 50. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) sometime after 7:00 p.m. in the lanes heading westbound around Jefferson Boulevard. One lane remained open, allowing traffic to continue past. It appeared as though a big rig and at least one additional vehicle were involved in the crash. Lanes were reopened around 10:00 p.m. The accident is under investigation by the CHP to determine its cause. 

Accident on West Capitol Avenue Results in Motorcyclist Fatality

A motorcyclist fatality was reported in West Sacramento on March 3 after a collision involving a Ford F-150 pickup truck. The accident happened around 8:00 a.m. along West Capitol Avenue near Harbor Boulevard. According to Scott Pfeifer, the battalion chief of the West Sacramento Fire Department, the motorcycle rider T-boned the pickup. 

Accident on Riverside Parkway Results in Fatality

A single-vehicle crash into a tree killed a driver in West Sacramento on February 4. The incident happened around 8:00 p.m. along Riverside Parkway between Reed Avenue and Tule Jake Road. Police were called about the accident and upon arrival saw that a vehicle had struck a tree and caught fire. 

Amtrak Train Going to Sacramento Causes Death of Pedestrian

A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in West Sacramento recently after a man was struck and killed by a train. The crash happened around Northport and Commerce drive shortly after 8:00 p.m., according to officers with the West Sacramento Police Department. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a deceased man who had been struck by an Amtrak train on its way to Sacramento. 

Accident on Jefferson Boulevard Claims Life of Motorcycle Rider

A motorcycle accident fatality happened in West Sacramento on December 26 in a collision with a truck. The collision, according to the West Sacramento Police Department, occurred at Jefferson Boulevard and Harmon Road around 5:20 in the afternoon. Medics with the Sacramento Fire Department assessed the rider’s injuries at the accident scene and then transported their patient to a nearby hospital.

Vehicle Plunges Off I-80 Causing Two Fatalities

Two accident fatalities were reported in West Sacramento on December 13 when a vehicle went out of control and plunged off the highway, striking a tree. The crash happened around 10:00 in the morning along Interstate 80 westbound when the driver of a dark blue Infinity was allegedly going around a curve just past Reed Avenue, according to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP).  The CHP is conducting an investigation into a cause for the accident and is seeking any witnesses who might have seen it happen to contact them.

West Sacramento Accident Fatality on I-5

A West Sacramento accident fatality was reported on December 10 when a young man who recently graduated from River City High School was involved in a collision and then was struck by two vehicles as he walked along the road. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the driver, identified as Dante DePrato, was driving a Volkswagen on Interstate 5 northbound shortly after 1:00 in the morning when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the center median. I want to send my sympathy and prayers to the friends and family of the young man who died in this tragic way in their time of loss and sorrow.

Bicyclist Killed in Garbage Truck Accident

It is the beginning of the school year. There are more kids walking and riding their bikes to school than last month at this time. There are more cars and bicycles on the road as parents, high school kids and college students make their way back to class. It is easy to remind everyone to drive safely because school is back in session. But it is difficult to hear a news report like the one we heard about yesterday out of West Sacramento.

West Sacramento Hit and Run Crash
I’m Ed Smith, a West Sacramento hit and run injury lawyer. A driver is still on the loose after hitting a man with a vehicle and driving off. This incident happened in West Sacramento on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

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