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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Accident

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

Woman hurt in two-car crash at North Gate

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Car crash

A woman was taken away by ambulance with a possible broken arm after two cars collided on Jackson Road at the North Gate around 8:30 p.m. Friday. CHP Officer Armando Montoya said a Chevy Tahoe was eastbound on Jackson Road with a man and woman in the front seat and three children in the back when it collided with a Subaru SUV and its solo driver turning from westbound Jackson onto Murieta Drive. Montoya said each driver claimed he had the green light. Montoya called it a low-speed crash. Both vehicles had Rancho Murieta bar-code stickers. Read more » about Woman hurt in two-car crash at North Gate

Man injured in Jackson Road car crash

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A Jackson man was injured early Monday when the car he was driving went off Jackson Road between the North and South gates. Read more » Read more » about Man injured in Jackson Road car crash

Trying to slow Jackson Road traffic

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Nancy Miller

Both driving and walking, Nancy Miller says she has experienced the danger of traffic that's too fast on Jackson Road.

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The effort to get the speed limit on Jackson Road reduced to 45 mph through Rancho Murieta is being led by a woman who puts her argument simply. It’s a safety issue, Nancy Miller says, and it’s the right thing to do. Read more » Read more » about Trying to slow Jackson Road traffic

Cart driver injured on Murieta Parkway

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Passersby stopped to help a woman after the cart she was driving flipped and landed on her on Murieta Parkway near the second Guadalupe Drive before 9 a.m. Thursday. Some volunteers lifted the cart while others pulled the driver free. She was taken by ambulance to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. Read more » Read more » about Cart driver injured on Murieta Parkway

RMA calls for 45-mph limit on Hwy. 16

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The Rancho Murieta Association board voted unanimously Tuesday night to ask the state to lower the speed limit on Jackson Road to 45 mph as it passes through Rancho Murieta. Other topics covered at the meeting: Better bathrooms at Lake Clementia, free events at the Gazebo and the proposed Riverview dog park. Read more » Read more » about RMA calls for 45-mph limit on Hwy. 16

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