Three people in California were killed as a result of a car collision that occurred on April 28. The crash happened around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Sylvester Road and Ingromar Grade just outside of Los Banos. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident was caused by a 30-year-old man in a VW Passat speeding down Ingromar Grade. Police say he was driving too fast to complete a curve and drifted into the opposing lane. His vehicle collided with two occupants in an oncoming Saturn Ion.
Four people were killed in a crash on Highway 50 in Sacramento County, California, on April 22. The victims included the driver of the car that appeared to cause the crash as well as three men in a pickup truck that was hit head-on by the other driver.
Two people are dead following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle that occurred in Tarzana around 11 p.m. on April 12. Police believe speed played a factor in the fatal motorcycle crash.
Authorities report that a fatal car accident in Santa Cruz County claimed the life of one motorist and left another severely injured. The accident took place during the afternoon hours of March 28 close to the north side entryway of the University of California at Santa Cruz.
An Arizona resident was killed when his truck was rear-ended by a semi near Brawley on March 23. The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
A California car accident that involved a taxi resulted in the death of one man on March 16. According to California Highway Patrol, the cause of the accident was attributed to the driver of the taxi losing control of his vehicle.
According to the California Highway Patrol, on Monday, March 9, a head-on collision resulted in the death of both drivers. Witnesses alleged that a 2001 Lexus sedan attempted to pass a long line of traffic in a no-passing zone when it struck a Ford Ranger pickup truck.
On March 1, a two-car accident that occurred in California caused the deaths of four people and left four others with serious injuries. Authorities stated the crash occurred in Santa Cruz County around 8 p.m. when a sedan crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic, colliding with a pickup truck.
Three vehicles travelling on Highway 88 in Lodi were involved in a fatal crash that ended close to Harney Lane on February 21. The crash resulted in minor injuries to one driver who was treated at the crash site, but another driver who suffered more substantial injuries had to be transported to a hospital for treatment. A third driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
California residents may have read about a car accident that occurred in Fremont involving a wrong way driver on Interstate Highway 880. On Feb. 6, witnesses called the CHP around 12:30 a.m. to report that a car was going north in the southbound lanes. Within four minutes, another caller reported an accident.