[05-02-2024] Sacramento County, CA – One Person Hospitalized, Another Injured Following Two-Vehicle Crash in Northgate

Published May 3, 2024

[05-02-2024] One Person Hospitalized, Another Injured Following Two-Vehicle Crash in NorthgateOne person was hospitalized, while another was injured following a two-vehicle crash in Northgate, Sacramento, on Thursday afternoon, May 2, 2024.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, the collision happened at about 3:30 p.m. on West El Camino Avenue and Northgate Boulevard.

The incident involved a white Tesla and a silver Toyota SUV. Police confirmed that two people were hurt; one was seriously injured and was taken to a nearby hospital, while the other sustained only minor injuries.

West El Camino Avenue and Northgate Boulevard were closed as a precaution. The roadway reopened just before 7:00 p.m., said the police.

It is still unclear what caused the crash. SPD is still investigating.

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.

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