Fatal Two-Car Crash Reported at Watt Avenue and El Camino Avenue

    ARDEN-ARCADE, CA (May 3, 2024) — Tragedy struck in Arden-Arcade as a collision between two vehicles claimed the life of one individual at the intersection of Watt Avenue and El Camino Avenue.

    California Highway Patrol reports indicate that the incident occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Preliminary investigations suggest that the driver of a silver SUV disregarded a red traffic signal for reasons yet to be determined, leading to a collision with a Toyota Prius making a left turn onto El Camino Avenue. The impact propelled the SUV further, resulting in a collision with a nearby light pole.

    Emergency services, including the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, swiftly responded to the scene. Tragically, the SUV driver succumbed to fatal injuries, the identity of whom has not been disclosed by officials. Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota Prius, although complaining of discomfort, was discharged shortly after receiving medical attention.

    Authorities have refrained from specifying the exact cause of the accident at this stage. However, a comprehensive investigation is underway to ascertain any lingering uncertainties surrounding the incident.

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