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Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto -  California's Capital and San Joaquin Valley

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. State of California and the seat of government of Sacramento County. It is located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. 

Stockton is located on the San Joaquin River, in the northern San Joaquin Valley, and has an estimated population of 300,899 people as of 2014.  The City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California. With a population of approximately 201,165 at the 2010 census, Modesto ranks as the 18th largest city in the state of California. The Modesto Census County Division, which includes the cities of Ceres and Riverbank, has a population of 312,842 as of 2010. To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, go to Accuweather.com.

The major freeways of Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto include:

Sacramento

Stockton 

Stockton is easily accessible from virtually anywhere in California. Interstate 5 and State Route 99, California's major north-south thoroughfares, pass through the city limits. The east-west highway State Route 4 also passes through the city, providing access to the San Francisco Bay Area as well as the Sierra Nevada and its foothills.

Modesto

Interstate 5 and California State Route 99 provide major highway access to Modesto. California State Route 132 links the city to Interstate 580, providing commuter access to highways into the Bay AreaCalifornia State Route 108 connects to Oakdale, California and east to the foothills. 

Here is information on the most recent accidents in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Sacramento, Stockton, or Modesto, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Sacramento, Stockton, or Modesto accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

SACRAMENTO

Sutter Memorial Hospital

Mercy General Hospital

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento

Sutter General Hospital

STOCKTON

St. Joseph's Medical Center

San Joaquin General Hospital

Dameron Hospital

MODESTO

Doctors Medical Center

Sutter Health: Memorial Medical Center

Stanislaus Surgical Hospital

Grief support information for accident victims in Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto grief support organizations.

Legal information for accident victims in Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in Sacramento, Stockton, or Modesto, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance

Where to find legal assistance after a Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Sacramento - Stockton - Modesto personal injury attorney who understands how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto accident lawyer can do to help. 
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Most recent accident reports

A crash just south of Colusa has claimed the lives of four people, according to California Highway Patrol. The crash happened near State Route 45 and Niagara Avenue just after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Date: 
Saturday, August 23, 2014
City: 
Colusa, CA
Type: Car Accident
Sheriff's officials say two brothers were aboard a small plane that crashed in Northern California over the weekend, killing one of them and injuring the other.
Date: 
Saturday, August 16, 2014

Authorities say a husband and wife are dead after their boat crashed into a dock in the middle of the night at Lake Tahoe.
El Dorado County sheriff's officials say the crash was reported a little before 2 a.m. Sunday near Meeks Bay.

Date: 
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
Two women were killed and a passenger injured, in a single-vehicle accident that occurred yesterday along Interstate 80 in Auburn.
Date: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Roadway: 
Interstate 80
City: 
Auburn, CA
Type: Car Accident
A Rancho Cordova man was killed and a Sacramento man injured early Monday morning when their truck crashed on Interstate 80 in Vallejo.
Date: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Roadway: 
Interstate 80
Type: Car Accident
A Sacramento motorcyclist died Wednesday morning in a collision in Sutter County.
Date: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Roadway: 
Riego Road
A car left the road and struck a tree in the Natomas area Friday morning, killing the driver, the Sacramento Police Department said.
Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Roadway: 
San Juan Road
Type: Car Accident

A boat capsized on Folsom Lake on Saturday afternoon, and those who were on the boat remain missing, State Parks and Placer County Sheriff’s officials reported.

Date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
A driver has died at the scene of a crash that closed Interstate 5 in Thornton for most of the early morning Friday.
Date: 
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Roadway: 
I-5

A pilot who had thrilled audiences for decades with acrobatic stunts was killed when his vintage biplane crashed upside-down on a runway at a Northern California air show.

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown

A skydiver has died in Northern California after colliding with another diver in midair.

Date: 
Monday, April 28, 2014
Roadway: 
Lodi Airport
City: 
Acampo, CA
A driver killed in a two-car crash on Interstate Highway 780 in Benicia early Saturday morning has been identified as a 29-year-old Vallejo man, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Three teenagers died when a stolen car crashed into a tree and caught fire after a chase early Friday, authorities said. The names of those killed have not been released, but police say they were a girl and two boys, all 16 and all from Modesto.
Two people died in a 4-vehicle pileup that was caused by a hit-and-run crash Thursday night. The crash happened at 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of West Lane and Frontage Road in Stockton.
Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Roadway: 
I-5
Type: Car Accident