Single Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality in Elk Grove

April 3, 2014 | A single vehicle accident last night in Elk Grove resulted in a fatality. According to Elk Grove Police, office...

April 3, 2014 |

A single vehicle accident last night in Elk Grove resulted in a fatality.

According to Elk Grove Police, officers responded to several 911 calls regarding a traffic collision at 11:26 on Elk Grove Boulevard just west of Waterfowl Drive. Responding officers discovered that a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling westbound on Elk Grove Boulevard had collided with a tree.  

As a result of the collision, the vehicle burst into flames and an unidentified male driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, perished at the scene. Identification of the driver will be made by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.  

According to witnesses, the vehicle was observed traveling westbound on Elk Grove Boulevard at a high rate of speed prior to the collision and speed appears to have played a role in the collision.  

The Elk Grove Police Department Traffic Bureau will be conducting an investigation into the collision.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call the Traffic Bureau at (916) 478-814.



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