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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:
- Interstate 5
- Interstate 80
- Interstate 80 Business
- U.S. Route 50
- State Route 12
- State Route 16
- State Route 70
- State Route 99
- State Route 104
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 Area. California State Route 108 connects to Oakdale, California and east to the foothills.
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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:
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 accidentAfter 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.
Accident reports by county
Most recent accident reports
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Todd Van Lindt, a car was heading south at around 10 a.m. on Walnut near Marconi when it lost control, veered across all lanes of traffic, and finally struck a tree.
Tahoe City resident Kelley Smith, 25, has been arrested on drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter charges in a crash on Lake Tahoe’s north shore that killed his passenger over the weekend.
A gold mercedes that was being pursued by authorities crashed into two other cars near near Market and Union Streets in downtown Stockton. The driver of one of the cars, identified as Estrada was pronounced dead at the scene.
A driver was killed when a Mercedes Benz driven by a DUI suspect, 29-year-old Sol Eichner, collided with his Honda vehicle. The accident happened on Wednesday night and the identity of the victim is yet to be released.
The cause of the crash that killed one and injured another remains under investigation by the Sacramento Police.