Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash on Southbound I-5 in Sacramento
Sacramento, CA (September 9, 2020) – Tuesday evening, a driver died, and three others sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on Southbound I-5 near Florin Road.
The incident happened before 6 p.m. on September 8.
A video shared by a driver Ryan Seo shows a semi-truck slamming into another car, pushing it into several other vehicles. A total of nine vehicles involved.
As a result, one driver died at the scene, and three were transported to the hospital.
The California Highway Patrol investigated the crash for several hours using all the gathered evidences and the video shared. The road was reopened before 10 p.m.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim. May the bereaved find comfort in this extremely difficult time.
According to NHTSA reports, in 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States. On average, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That is more than 16 people a day, almost 115 people a week. Moreover, California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017 (858).
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