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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

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a bicyclist killed Sunday evening by a hit-and-run driver. He was identified as Joseph Williams, 27, of Sacramento.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Fruitridge Road

One man is dead after he was struck by a car on Interstate 80 near Madison Avenue.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A vehicle has driven into a Folsom Starbucks on Tuesday.

Nine people were injured when a black Lexus SUV drove into the coffee shop on East Bidwell Street. Two of them were taken to the hospital.

Monday, December 9, 2013
Folsom, CA
One person was killed another injured Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident in Roseville.
Monday, December 9, 2013
Type: Car Accident
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of an Elk Grove man who was killed Thursday when his car hit a pickup truck parked in the road south of Yuba City after an earlier crash.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Highway 99
Type: Car Accident
A passenger was seriously injured when a car rear-ended a FedEx truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Watt Avenue
A Clarksburg mother and father watched helplessly as good samaritans tried to save their son, who was trapped inside a truck after a deadly crash.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
County Road
Type: Car Accident

A man died this morning after being struck by a Union Pacific freight train in the Foothill Farms area, according to authorities.

The man had been laying across the tracks, Union Pacific spokesman said in a voicemail message.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

A big rig has struck traffic safety barrels filled with sand south of Elk Grove on southbound Highway 99, causing a big traffic back-up.

Monday, November 25, 2013
Highway 99
The Sacramento County Coroner has released the names of three men killed in a solo car accident on southbound Highway 99 early Saturday morning, including a victim from Elk Grove.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Highway 99
Type: Car Accident
Northbound Interstate 5 at Laguna Boulevard in Elk Grove was closed Wednesday morning due to a crash involving a pickup and two large trucks.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The weather may have played a role in a horrific accident in Vallejo that happened Tuesday night. A man was hit by a car and then dragged by another one. He did not survive.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Morales had reportedly been drinking vodka at his home only 90 minutes before the crash occured, which involved him running a red light and crashing into a car filled with an entire family of 6, killing all but one of them, Eden Miranda.