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Pedestrian Collision on Fruitridge Road Results in One Fatality, One Injury

Car accident in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA (April 10, 2024) – An early morning tragedy struck Sacramento as a white pickup truck collided with two pedestrians on Fruitridge Road, close to Ethel Way. The Sacramento Police Department reports that the incident occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

The collision resulted in one fatality; a man who succumbed to his injuries at the scene. A female pedestrian, who was using a wheelchair, was critically injured and is currently receiving medical care at a nearby hospital. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.

The authorities have not disclosed the identity of the deceased pending family notification. The cause of the collision is still under scrutiny, and officials request that witnesses or anyone with information about the incident contact the Sacramento Police Department.

The Sacramento Police are urging the public to provide any details that could assist with the case. This tragic event serves as a somber reminder of the potential dangers faced by pedestrians on the road. The community’s thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.