Salmon Falls Road

Tearful plea in fatal crash case

PLACERVILLE —The man charged with three Salmon Falls Road deaths changed his plea from not guilty to no contest in El Dorado County Superior Court Friday. An emotional Mark Stev ...

Police: Street racing a factor in Salmon Falls accident

Police have confirmed that drifting and speed were a part of the fatal November accident on Salmon Falls Road near Pilot Hill. “Drifting is considered a form of street racing, ...

Officers hand out 80 tickets, arrest two over weekend

Law enforcement’s effort to crack down on speeding violations on a winding rural road brought relief to residents who have long warned about its dangers. Over the weekend, Plac ...

Our View: Driving more treacherous than ever for teens

The recent loss of three young lives in an accident on Salmon Falls Road reminds us of a risks teenage drivers face when they get behind the wheel. And with the winter season in f ...

Memorial services planned for crash victims

Plans to remember the three victims of a fatal car crash are in the works at local schools. Folsom and Rocklin high school principals said they are deciding how to honor two stud ...

Two cars followed behind fatal wreck

Officers cannot say whether or not racing preceded a car accident that killed three Sunday. California Highway Patrol spokesman Dan Stark said investigators could not say at this ...

Witness says another car was at fatal crash scene

A witness to the immediate aftermath of a fatal car accident this weekend said young men turned her away when she approached the scene. Pilot Hill resident and Auburn Realtor Wend ...

Family, friends remember loved ones who died in accident

Larry Moneypenny can tell you about the time a truck skidded around a sharp corner near his home and hit a tree so hard it sent the driver’s tools flying into an empty field near ...