Regional Transit Vehicle Involved in Accident near North Avenue
SACRAMENTO, CA (March 28, 2019) – Two people were injured in a head-on crash on Winters Street, Thursday afternoon.
To begin, the collision took place at approximately 3:45 PM, near the intersection of North Avenue. Based on an initial report, the accident was between a pickup truck and a Regional Transit truck. The impact consequently pushed the truck into another vehicle after it was hit.
According to the paramedics, one person was consequently trapped inside the truck as a result of the impact. They subsequently suffered non-life-threatening injuries. In addition, another victim was also listed in a critical condition due to the extent of their injuries. The second victim was then quickly transported to a nearby hospital or further treatment.
Sacramento Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Team was eventually called to the scene after liquids from the vehicles spilled onto the roadway.
Furthermore, the crash is still currently under investigation.
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