UPDATE: West Sacramento, CA – Francisco Lopez & Kent Lang Killed in Crash on Old River Rd
West Sacramento, CA (September 10, 2020) – A head-on collision in the Sacramento area claimed the lives of two victims on Wednesday morning. Just after 6 a.m., on September 9, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on Old River Road.
Reports provided by authorities show that a sedan was traveling north on Old River Road when it collided head-on with a pickup truck near the intersection with County Road 124.
The driver of the sedan, who was identified as a 61-year-old local resident was declared deceased at the scene of the accident due to the severity of their injuries. A 75-year old local resident, who was driving the pickup truck, was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
A passenger in the pickup truck was severely injured and rushed to an area hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported in the accident. At this time, troopers with the California Highway Patrol are investigating the cause of the crash.
Authorities later identified the victims who lost their lives in this accident as 75-year-old Kent Lang and 59-year-old Francisco Clyde Tidwell Lopez.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Kent Lang and Francisco Clyde Tidwell Lopez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Car accidents throughout the state of California have an overwhelming impact on the lives of families. In fact, more than 150,000 people have their lives interrupted by accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers throughout the state of California each year. In many cases, victims are forced to go through extensive medical treatment for broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. These accidents often leave people with overwhelming mental, physical, and financial pain and suffering. Regrettably, thousands of people end up passing away as a result of their injuries.
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