highway 49

Driver walks away from Highway 49 crash in canyon near Auburn

A crippled SUV is removed by tow truck from Highway 49 after it fishtailed coming up the canyon near Auburn just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. The driver and lone occupant of the truck ...

Wildfire burns structures, closes Highway 49 in North Auburn

A 275-acre wildland fire burning in North Auburn closed part of Highway 49 and was burning structures and threatening other commercial and residential buildings Sunday afternoon. M ...

Pickup slams into Highway 49 business in North Auburn

North Auburn's Al Casner said he heard the loud bang of metal on metal Wednesday and then a screeching sound. "It went on forever," Casner said. The sound was truck wheels skiddi ...

Sedan, fire engine meet head first on 49

An Auburn City Fire Department engine was hit head-on by an elderly woman while at the scene of a separate car accident on Highway 49 during a rainy Thursday. The woman was listed ...

Injured pedestrian walked into 49 traffic: witnesses

A Sacramento man suffered major head and leg injuries after being hit by a pickup at the busy Atwood Road-Highway 49 intersection Thursday afternoon in North Auburn. The victim †...

Opposing Prop. 8 sides demonstrate in Auburn

Auburn’s “Demonstration Drive” on Highway 49 north of Elm Avenue again became a politically charged lightning rod of activity on Saturday – this time over Proposition 8. D ...

Pedestrian crossing Highway 49 struck by car

A man trying to cross busy Highway 49 on foot Saturday in North Auburn was struck by a vehicle and suffered major, life-threatening injuries. A California Highway Patrol officer a ...

Memorial planned for motorcycle accident victim

A memorial service will be held Nov. 2 for Seve Mamula, a 21-year-old Auburn man killed Thursday evening in a motorcycle accident at the Bell Road-Highway 49 intersection in North ...

Advertising sign blocks traffic’s view on busy road

Those of us living in the Auburn area have in past years adjusted to extensive road work along Highway 49. We have dealt with many obstacles and proceeded more cautiously in an eff ...

Video Report: Rock wall from Auburn Highway 49 crash torn down, rebuilt

Two days after a big rig failed to squeeze past a rock wall on narrow, winding Highway 49 into the American River canyon east of Auburn, part of the wall had been torn down and was ...