Crime & Safety

Fatal Accident on Elkhorn West of SR99

Today at approximately 7:20 am, The California Highway Patrol received a call of a collision involving a Sports Utility Vehicle and a sedan in the area of West Elkhorn Boulevard, west of SR-99.

CHP officers responded to the collision scene and learned that a 47-year old female out of Sacramento, was driving a Toyota 4-Runner in the eastbound lane of traffic and a 33-year old male out of Elk Grove, was driving a Volvo S60 in the westbound lane of traffic.

For reasons still under investigation, the Volvo S60 traveled into the eastbound lane of traffic and collided with the Toyota 4-Runner.

Sacramento City Fire Department arrived on scene shortly after the collision. However, the 33-year old male driver of the Volvo S60 succumbed to his injuries at 7:36 am. The 47-year old female driver of the Toyota 4-Runner suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation at this time.

Any persons who may have witnessed this collision or who can provide any additional information regarding this collision should call Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at (916)348-2300 by cell phone at (916)798-0975. Follow us on Twitter @CHPNSac, Facebook.com/chpnorthsac, Instagram @chpnorthsac, or Nextdoor.

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