City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100308-039
Monday, March 08, 2010

Police Investigate Fatal Collision

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating an early morning fatal traffic collision between two vehicles.

On March 6, 2010, at approx. 3:37 a.m., the Police Department responded to a vehicle collision at Cosumnes River Boulevard and Center Parkway.  Officers arrived finding three males who died at the scene and one male who was transported to an area hospital. 

Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that two passenger vehicles collided near the middle of Cosumnes River Boulevard and Center Parkway.  The vehicles, a Lincoln and an Acura, came to rest in a field north east of the intersection.  The Acura caught on fire with two victims inside.  Two additional victims were found outside of the vehicles and are believed to be occupants from the Acura.  At this time, Investigators are seeking to locate the driver and/or occupants from the Lincoln.  The cause of the collision is still under investigation. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this incident, to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

 

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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