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Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, CA - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

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

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



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.


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:


Sutter Memorial Hospital

Mercy General Hospital

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento

Sutter General Hospital


St. Joseph's Medical Center

San Joaquin General Hospital

Dameron Hospital


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

An elderly woman was struck and killed on Florin Road on Saturday evening.

Investigators say a driver hit the woman in the eastbound lanes of Florin Road near 29th Street.

Friday, January 24, 2014
Florin Road
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a big rig on Bradshaw Road on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Bradshaw Road

Two people were arrested on drug charges after police say they crashed their Jaguar into a street post at South Lake Tahoe.

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Two people are in the hospital after the vehicle they were in slammed into a light pole in Sacramento.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Duckhorn Drive
Type: Car Accident

Traffic on northbound Interstate 5 just north of the Interstate 80 interchange was reduced to a crawl Friday after a truck involved in a high-speed police pursuit crashed.

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Two westbound lanes of Interstate 80 were closed for hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed.
Monday, January 6, 2014
The driver of a vehicle who died in a crash in Rancho Cordova on Monday has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office. The motorist was identified as Mark Williams, 46, of Rancho Cordova.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Douglas Road
Type: Car Accident
A deputy was injured in a violent pursuit in Fairfield on Wednesday during the a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
A man accused of driving under the influence was arrested after crashing into a pole in Stockton’s Seaport District.

One person was killed and six others were injured when the brakes in their van apparently gave out near Gold Run in Placer County, authorities said. Emergency officials got a call from someone inside the Chevy Astro van about 4:40 p.m.

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Type: Car Accident
Brake Failure
A sudden car crash shattered the lives of a Modesto family after their 9-year-old girl was killed.
Monday, December 23, 2013
McHenry Road
Type: Car Accident

An 11-year-old boy who was struck by two cars when he walked across the street with a friend on Monday has died from his injuries.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

A Citrus Heights man died Thursday night after the vehicle he was driving struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in Carmichael.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 29-year-old Robert J. Belcher, 29.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Two people have died in a head-on collision on Sunset Boulevard west of Rocklin. A CHP spokesman said the crash occurred about 5:15 p.m. three miles west of Fiddyment Road. 

Thursday, December 19, 2013