Head-on crash on Jackson Road kills 1 driver, injures another

2:21 PM, Aug 8, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - One person died and another person suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision on Jackson Road, west of Excelsior Road Wednesday afternoon.

A California Highway Patrol officer on the scene said witnesses told investigators a gold-colored Toyota Camry on westbound Jackson was traveling about 55 mph when the car suddenly began swerving and veering into eastbound traffic.

The Camry struck an eastbound, black Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck.

The driver of the Camry, a 31-year-old woman, died, the CHP said. The man driving the pick-up truck was transported to UC Davis Medical Center.

Traffic was being diverted at Bradshaw Road and Jackson Road.

The first 911 call came in at 12:25 p.m.





















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