[04-07-2024] Sacramento County, CA – Woman Killed, Man Seriously Injured Following Multi-Vehicle Collision Along Interstate 5

Published April 7, 2024

[04-07-2024] Woman Killed, Man Seriously Injured Following Multi-Vehicle Collision Along Interstate 5A woman was killed, and a man was seriously injured following a multi-vehicle collision in south Sacramento early Sunday morning, April 7, 2024. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal incident occurred before 4:00 a.m. along Interstate 5 between Meadowview Road and Laguna Boulevard.

Reports indicate that one vehicle was found off the freeway in a field, while another was flipped and badly damaged on the roadway. There is no information about the third vehicle.

An unidentified woman was pronounced dead, while her male passenger suffered major injuries. It is currently unclear how many people were involved or if any others were injured.

The authorities are determining if DUI or speeding was involved. Further details have yet to be released.

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.

  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.

  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.

  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.

  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.

  • Seek immediate medical attention.

  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Many victims put off calling a lawyer even if they sustain injuries after an accident. However, lawyers can help you in many ways. They can provide you with police reports, CCTV footage, and witness statements to strengthen your case. Your attorney will also negotiate with insurance companies to get you fair compensation. 

The best part is that they will do all of these things for you at no upfront cost. So if you’re injured in an accident, hire a personal injury attorney to recover medical bills, car repair costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.