Truck in driveway damaged in hit-and-run

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The pickup was struck with such force that it was driven off the driveway. (Click for larger image)

A pickup truck in a driveway on Camino Del Sol Drive was hit Monday morning by a driver who fled the scene. Witnesses describe the fleeing vehicle as a dark SUV-type that headed down Camino Del Sol toward Ventana Drive. Read more » Read more » about Truck in driveway damaged in hit-and-run

Driver dies as car crashes into home

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An eyewitness saw the vehicle race off Puerto Drive and crash into this home on Camino Del Lago Thursday afternoon. The driver was dead at the scene. (Click for larger image)

[Updated Jan. 4] Rancho Murieta Community Church on Friday invited members to a celebration of life for Joe Mazzoni Jr., who died in this crash. The service will be held 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Country Club. Church members were asked to pray for him and his family. The Mazzonis are one of Rancho Murieta's longtime, multi-generational families.


A vehicle flew across a sunken patio and crashed into the garage of a home on Camino Del Lago around 2 p.m. Thursday. Several hours later, the body of the driver, the vehicle’s only occupant, was removed to a coroner’s van. The CHP said the driver was a male resident of Rancho Murieta. Read more » Read more » about Driver dies as car crashes into home

Arrest on DUI suspicion in New Year's crashes

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[Story edited Jan. 3] A Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of DUI for his role in a series of New Year’s Eve accidents along a half-mile stretch of Jackson Road, the CHP said Wednesday. The CHP also released information on an accident that left two men dead Friday night on Latrobe Road. Read more » Read more » about Arrest on DUI suspicion in New Year's crashes

Injuries in string of New Year's Eve accidents

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AccidentAccidents on Jackson Road between the North Gate and the highway bridge caused multiple injuries, killed deer and impacted traffic in the evening hours of New Year's Eve. Read more » Read more » about Injuries in string of New Year's Eve accidents

Man injured in crash on Scott Road

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A man suffered moderate to major injuries in a single-vehicle accident Saturday evening on Scott Road, the CHP says. Officer Clyde Holland said the accident, with the driver the only occupant of a 2005 white Toyota pickup, occurred around 6:15 p.m. between Latrobe and Boys Ranch roads. The vehicle may have overturned a couple of times, Holland said. Numerous drivers stopped to assist, according to CHP reports Saturday evening. There was no further information available on the driver, who was transported to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. Read more » about Man injured in crash on Scott Road

Car runs through two lawns in RM South

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A man was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after the car he was driving on Murieta South Parkway ran through the landscaping of one home, scraped the rear of a car parked in the driveway and came to stop in the shrubs of a second home near Agradar Drive. CHP and Metro Fire responded to the accident, just after 1 p.m., and the driver was transported to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. The car involved had a Murieta gate barcode. Read more » about Car runs through two lawns in RM South

Two injured in accident at South Gate

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A two-vehicle accident at the South Gate around 10:15 p.m. Friday sent two people to the hospital with injuries that were believed to be minor. CHP Sgt. B. McGehee said there were two people in each of the vehicles when the crash occurred at the gate entrance. Further details weren't available. Jackson Road traffic was routed around the accident until it could be cleaned up. Read more » about Two injured in accident at South Gate

Pickup rolls on Jackson Road

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CHP reported this vehicle's driver, the only occupant, refused medical attention shortly after 1 p.m. Monday on Jackson Road between the South Gate and the Yellow Bridge. Rancho Murieta Security was on the scene, helping direct traffic, which was limited to the eastbound lane but suffered only minor delays. (Click for larger image.) Read more » about Pickup rolls on Jackson Road

Jackson Road snarled for hour by crash

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Accident cars[Updated 6:27 p.m.] Jackson Road reopened at 5:20 p.m., the CHP reported, more than an hour after a two-car, head-on collision closed the eastbound roadway in the area of Davis Ranch. Neil Harper, who shared these photos, writes, "It is directly across the street from the entrance to the Davis Ranch parking lot. it appears to be a Ford SUV and Lincoln Town Car. Traffic was backed up from Davis Ranch west to Sloughhouse Road." There is no word about injuries. Read more » about Jackson Road snarled for hour by crash

Caltrans says no to 45 mph on Hwy. 16

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Despite requests from community organizations, the state Department of Transportation says it won’t reduce the Highway 16 speed limit from 55 to 45 mph in the Rancho Murieta area. Nonetheless, county Supervisor Sue Frost says she will look into an appeal of the decision or legislation to make it happen. Read more » Read more » about Caltrans says no to 45 mph on Hwy. 16

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