Accident

Independence Day weekend offers mixture of activity for first responders

The holiday weekend was a flurry of activity for some area first responders, while others saw a relatively low volume of calls for service. Foresthill Fire crews responded to the ...

Speed cause of another rollover near Newcastle

Scattered logs and damaged trucks tell the tale of yet another rollover on Highway 193 near Newcastle. For the second time in recent months a fully-loaded logging truck has topple ...

Reader Input: Post-accident, people helped

I had a vehicle accident on Route 49 in the canyon on Saturday, March 1. I sincerely thank all the folks who assisted in traffic control (Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Orsolini a ...

Motorcyclist injured near Palm Avenue and Highway 49

A truck verses motorcycle accident took place at around 11:30 a.m. Friday near Highway 49 and Palm Avenue in Auburn. According to Officer James Dalton of the Auburn Police Departm ...

Reader Input: Name all or name none

Sir: What is your policy? Are you naming or not naming drivers involved in accidents (“Tio Pepe crash report in Placer DA’s hands,” Journal, July 9)? Do you bel ...

Reader Input: Emergency crews excel

A week ago Saturday my husband and I were involved in an accident on Highway 80 east of Colfax. Fortunately, we were not injured, but our truck was totaled. I would like to tha ...

Motorcycle crashes into horse in Newcastle

NEWCASTLE – A motorcyclist was seriously injured early Monday morning in Newcastle when he collided with a horse on the road. California Highway Patrol Officer David Martine ...

2 pickups collide on Highway 49

Two pickup trucks collided on Highway 49 last week, and authorities say the timing of the accident narrowly saved both drivers from being killed. California Highway Patrol Officer ...

Troop leader killed, Boy Scouts injured in car accident

A local Boy Scout troop’s trip to a summer camp in Willits ended tragically on Sunday when a five-vehicle accident on Highway 20 totaled their van, killing the scout leader b ...

Vehicle collides with parked big rig

A three-vehicle accident involving a small sedan, a van and a semi truck held up eastbound traffic for close to an hour on Interstate 80 Thursday morning, causing no fatalities but ...

Horseback rider falls off Western States trail

A man and his horse tumbled down a steep embankment at the Auburn State Recreation Area on Sunday, injuring the man and crippling the horse. Supervising Park Ranger Scott Liske sa ...

Rocklin man, 24, stuns rescuers with recovery

Some heard that he had lost a leg, others that he was in a wheelchair, but when about 20 people reunited with the Rocklin 24-year-old they rescued in February, many were taken abac ...

Car accident victim succumbs to injuries

  Auburn resident Jerome Nelson died early Tuesday morning at Sutter Roseville Medical Center from injuries he sustained in a recent car accident, leaving behind a gift of so ...

Family, friends rally around car accident victim

Days after a car accident left 38-year-old Jerome Nelson fighting for his life, the positivity of friends and family is his strongest lifeline. Nelson, an Auburn resident, was a p ...

Reader Input: Please educate new drivers

I just heard about the tragic accident on Auburn Folsom Road Sunday night (“Two local girls dead after rollover accident,” Journal, Feb. 4). I urge all parents to enr ...