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Glamour magazines scattered on I-80 after big-rig crash

October issues of Glamour magazine were spilled onto Interstate 80 in Rocklin Thursday morning after two big rig trucks collided. Approximately 1 a.m. Thursday, an unmarked big r ...

Drunken-driver sent to hospital

The California Highway Patrol responded to a crash on New Airport Road Friday night. The solo-vehicle crash occurred at 11:34 p.m. just south of Bill Francis Drive. The driver of ...

Family of crash victim Sandy Hauser establishing non-profit to provide rides to potential drunk drivers

Sandy Hauser’s life is over but her family is now moving forward with a plan to turn the tragedy of her death into a legacy to help others. ”Sandra’s Safe Ride Home” is th ...

Woman killed in Highway 49 wrong-way crash near Lake of the Pines ID'd

Authorities released the name today of a South Nevada County woman killed after driving the wrong way on Highway 49 near Combie Road. The woman’s death is the fourth linked to w ...

Drunken driver, 14, crashes stolen auto into Auburn Police squad car during chase

An underage driver suspected to be intoxicated behind the wheel of a stolen car is in custody after crashing into an Auburn Police car. And to make matters even worse for the 14-y ...

Foresthill motorcyclist dead after crash into parked trailer

A motorcycle rider was killed after crashing late Tuesday into a parked trailer in Foresthill. The California Highway Patrol reported today that the lone rider of a Yamaha off-road ...

Highway 193 crash traps injured driver

Suffering from major injuries to his legs, a Lincoln man was trapped inside his older-model Volkswagen Beetle after a crash Monday on Highway 193. The driver of the car – 47-yea ...

Memorial gathering to remember Newcastle woman killed after wrong-way I-80 drive, crash

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday in Newcastle for Sandra Hauser, who died Thursday in a single-vehicle crash after driving the wrong way on Interstate 80 in Auburn. Sand ...

Highway 49 broadside crash in Auburn traps driver, injures two

A woman is lucky to be alive after her truck was broadsided by a larger vehicle today on busy, rain-slickened Highway 49 in Auburn. The accident – which left the driver of the s ...

2nd fatality in Newcastle-I-80 wrong-way crash ID'd

A female driver killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 at Newcastle was identified today by the Placer County Coroner's Office. Identification and contact of next of kin was ...

Wrong-way driver blamed for double-fatal I-80 crash at Newcastle

Two people are dead after a two-car crash early today on Interstate 80 at Newcastle that the California Highway Patrol is blaming on a wrong-way driver. The wrong-way driver has be ...

Strong winds down giant Auburn oak, evacuate residence

What’s worse than a tree falling in an Auburn neighborhood? For residents near a 1200-block High Street oak, the answer Tuesday was: “Half a tree.” One of the 75-foot split ...

Miracle motorcycle crash survivor on I-80 in Auburn credits gear, training

John Barnes was beginning to think that he would never have an accident on his motorcycle. That was until he traveled through Auburn last week. After close to 300,000 miles on tw ...

Wal-Mart big rig, 2 pickups pile up on Interstate 80 in Auburn

A pickup spun out on Interstate 80 Friday, bouncing off a Wal-Mart big rig, a center divider and another truck in a noon-hour accident that slowed westbound traffic through Auburn. ...

Driver says radio distracted before North Auburn crash: CHP

The driver is blaming the radio for a crash into a telephone pole near Auburn. The 21-year-old driver told a California Highway Patrol officer after the crash that the radio tempo ...