California Highway Patrol

Another View: Ten years after 9/11; what works

“The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” These words by Albert Einstein — and sim ...

Foresthill man dead in single-car crash on Foresthill Road

A Foresthill man died Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Foresthill Road. The California Highway Patrol reported that a Toyota Yaris subcompact went off the road and tra ...

Safety group hopes to bring light to Lone Star

Grass Valley residents Deborah and Bruce Jones are hoping to continue a campaign for highway safety at a North Auburn intersection. On Dec. 19, 2003 the Joneses were in a head-on ...

Labor Day bringing more staycations than travel

One agency says travel will be down this holiday weekend, and some local residents said if they do have plans, they aren’t going far. According to Cynthia Harris, spokeswoman for ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

DUI crash sends car into aqueduct, two to hospital Monday

A solo crash allegedly involving alcohol left one woman’s car in an aqueduct and both driver and passenger sent to the hospital Monday afternoon. According to Officer David Monti ...

CHP looking for driver believed responsible for head-on crash

An Auburn business owner tried to pull over a driver who possibly caused a head-on collision that temporarily shut Highway 49 Friday morning. Police are now looking for the drive ...

Driver killed in I-80 crash

The driver was killed and her passenger, a 4-year-old boy, suffered minor injuries in a crash on Interstate 80 near Newcastle Sunday afternoon. The woman, age 32 and listed on her ...

Right lane of eastbound I-80 closed after early morning accident

Two men were sent to the hospital after their truck, which was hauling a trailer filled with rodeo fencing, hit the guardrail and overcrossing on Interstate 80 at the Newcastle exi ...

Hit-and-run driver closes Roseville DMV office

A hit-and-run driver crashed into the Roseville Department of Motor Vehicles office on Harding Boulevard Monday evening. The driver caused a gaping hole in the northeast side of ...

Motorcyclist leads CHP on high-speed chase through Auburn

A motorcyclist got away after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through the streets of Auburn early Friday morning. Officers attempted to pull over ...

Auburn man injured in multi-car crash

An Auburn man is listed in serious condition after he was involved in a multi-car crash that temporarily shut part of Highway 49 Wednesday evening. The crash occurred a little af ...

Accident blocks Highway 49

One patient was flown to an area hospital with reported moderate injuries after a five-car crash shut one direction of Highway 49 Wednesday evening. The accident, which was repor ...

Road rage changing, not increasing, officer says

With some local road rage incidents, including a dangerous chase, making the headlines, the California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers how to best avoid a potentially dangerous ...

Motorcycle crash kills two

A motorcycle rider and his passenger were killed early Thursday morning when the driver reportedly struck a curb near Lincoln. Brandon L. Gomez, Sr., 39, of North Highlands, and ...