Fatal Collision on US-50 and Mather Field Road
Sacramento, CA (MPG) - On November 19, 2017, at approximately 0220 hours, the driver of a 2007 Honda Accord was driving westbound on US-50 approaching Mather Field Road in an unknown lane, reportedly racing another vehicle at high speed. The driver of the Honda lost control, and the Honda entered the #4 lane, facing a northerly direction. An Elk Grove resident was driving her 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe in the #4 lane when the front of the Hyundai struck the right side of the Honda. The right front passenger in the Honda was killed upon impact. At an unknown point during the incident, the driver of the Honda was ejected into the #2 lane, where he was struck by a BMW 328 from Manteca.
The occupants of the Honda have not been positively identified. It is unknown if the Honda's occupants were wearing their seat belts prior to the initial collision. Evidence at the scene indicated alcohol and/or drug use may have contributed to this collision.
This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the California Highway Patrol's East Sacramento Area Office at (916) 464-1450.
Source: CHP Media