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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 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 man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that closed down Highway 160 in Sacramento County Tuesday night.
Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 160
Type: Car Accident

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a train in Truckee Wednesday afternoon, police say.

The collision happened around 1:40 p.m., according to the Truckee Police Department.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
A quick-thinking 9-year-old California boy is credited with saving his father after a snowmobile crash near Lake Tahoe. J.T. Bierdneau was severely injured when his snowmobile trapped his leg over the weekend.
Date: 
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
Two young people are dead and three other high school students remain seriously hurt after they were involved in a rollover crash in Vacaville this weekend.
Date: 
Friday, April 4, 2014
Type: Car Accident
The identity of the driver involved in a fiery single car crash on Wednesday in Elk Grove has been identified.
Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A minivan has crashed into a McDonald’s along 2300 block of Florin Road. Both the driver and a McDonald’s employee have been taken to the hospital, authorities stated.
Date: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Roadway: 
Florin Road
Type: Car Accident
A 22-year-old man from Sunnyvale died Friday after the car he was riding in collided with a truck going in the opposite direction.
Date: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 120
City: 
Sonora, CA
Type: Car Accident

A 5-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Modesto city bus on his way to meet his mother after school.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Roadway: 
Herndon Road

The Sacramento County coroner’s office has identified the man killed after his car was hit by a train Wednesday night.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Roadway: 
Calvine Road
An Alamo man riding his bicycle was fatally struck by a car in Solano County near the border to Yolo County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A 70-year-old man on a bicycle died in an accident at Center Parkway and Mack Road.

The accident happened at around 2 p.m. on Monday when witnesses say a cyclist and a vehicle collided.

Date: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014
A teenage boy was killed and a teenage girl was critically injured after they were hit by a freight train while walking to a high school dance in Northern California Friday evening, authorities said.
Date: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Roadway: 
18th Street
A CHP pickup truck with emergency lights and siren activated collided with a car Wednesday at an off-ramp between Esparto and Woodland, causing minor injuries.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A man crossing the street was hit and killed by a large pickup truck Sunday morning, Fairfield Police say.
Date: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014