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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 elderly woman was transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital with severe head and internal injuries and was later pronounced dead.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Central Avenue

The driver and three passengers in the Volvo were transported to Mercy San Juan Medical Center, where De

Monday, September 15, 2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
Comedian Jack Gallagher suffered a concussion when he collided with a car's windsheild while riding a bike. Fortunately he was wearing a helmet, and his September 26 show, "The Joke's On Me," went on as scheduled.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Though the victim was taken to Mercy San Juan for treatment, they died soon after.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Gloria Lopez, who sustained serious injuries was transported to Modesto Memorial Hospital, while the 15 and 16 year old children were transported to nearby hospitals with lesser injuries.  
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Newman, CA
Duane's condition has been listed as fair since Thursday afternoon. Fortunately, all three people involved in the crash were wearing helmets; two were virtually unscathed while Duane escaped with only moderate injuries.  
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Highway 89
The crash was reported around 3:40 p.m. on the Lake Herman Road off-ramp from northbound Highway 680. The ramp is expected to be closed until around 8 p.m.   How can a lawyer help with an auto accident claim?
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident
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.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
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.
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.

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Two women were killed and a passenger injured, in a single-vehicle accident that occurred yesterday along Interstate 80 in Auburn.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Interstate 80
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.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Interstate 80
Type: Car Accident
A Sacramento motorcyclist died Wednesday morning in a collision in Sutter County.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Riego Road