California Highway Patrol

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...

One dead in crash on Indian Hill Road in Newcastle

AUBURN CA - One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Indian Hill Road near Auburn. The crash, which was reported shortly after 11 a.m., involved two vehi ...

Students OK after bus/big rig crash in Loomis

LOOMIS, CA — No one was injured this morning when a tractor-trailer truck hit a school bus carrying Loomis Union School District children, according to officer Rich Schweiger, wi ...

Motorcycle down blocks I-80 lanes

A downed motorcycle was reportedly blocking the middle lane of the freeway at about 1:45 p.m. Friday. The solo traffic collision reportedly occurred on eastbound Interstate 80 ju ...

Foresthill man dead in single-car crash on Foresthill Road

A Foresthill man died Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Foresthill Road. The California Highway Patrol reported that a Toyota Yaris subcompact went off the road and tra ...

DUI crash sends car into aqueduct, two to hospital Monday

A solo crash allegedly involving alcohol left one woman’s car in an aqueduct and both driver and passenger sent to the hospital Monday afternoon. According to Officer David Monti ...

Hit-and-run driver closes Roseville DMV office

A hit-and-run driver crashed into the Roseville Department of Motor Vehicles office on Harding Boulevard Monday evening. The driver caused a gaping hole in the northeast side of ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Stormy pattern continues through the week

Don’t expect springlike sunny days any time soon. Storms lined up in the Pacific will bring more wind, rain and snow at least through early next week. Today’s weather system wo ...

More weather rolling into Auburn

Auburn can expect another wet week, and officials said they are ready to weather the storm. A new storm is expected to bring 1 1/2 inches of rain to Auburn Sunday, according to D ...

Good Samaritan killed on I-80

A commercial vehicle driver was killed after he crossed eastbound Interstate 80 near Blue Canyon to assist the driver of a vehicle early Thursday morning, reported California Highw ...

Car lands on roof in middle of I-80

An 83-year-old man and his passenger were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after the car he was driving rolled over and blocked part of the freeway. The accident occurred a l ...

CHP officers stop chase suspect on I-80

A chase that included four patrol cars and a helicopter overhead ended when a spike strip stopped the driver of an allegedly stolen pick-up truck. Gold Run California Highway Pat ...

Vehicle fire doused Friday night

A five-vehicle traffic collision that started around 5 p.m. Friday on Interstate 80 near Penryn was contained less than half an hour later. The California Highway Patrol responde ...