At 9pm on Monday, June 14, the California Highway Patrol logged a traffic accident at Elkhorn Blvd and Dry Creek Road. Upon arrival, a BMW 323i was found to have impacted and downed the Rio Linda High School crosswalk signal light on the stadium side of the street.
Witnesses report that the BMW was racing a Dodge Charger at a high rate when the driver of the BMW lost control.
CHP reported that the accident was fatal.
The CHP report has been issued:
On June 14, 2021, at approximately 9:00 PM, North Sacramento CHP Area units were dispatched to a call of a collision that occurred in the area of Elkhorn Boulevard west of Dry Creek Road.
Upon arrival on scene, units discovered a 24-year-old male from Sacramento was driving a white BMW 323i on Elkhorn Boulevard westbound.
For reasons still under investigation, the driver of the BMW lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the roadway, and collided with a pole.
The 24-year-old male was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision by emergency medical personnel.
The cause is still under investigation and it is still unknown whether alcohol and/or drug intoxication was suspected of the driver involved in the collision.
Any persons who may have witnessed this collision or who can provide any additional information should call Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at 916-348-2300 or by cell phone at 916-798-0975. Follow us on Twitter @CHPNSac, Facebook.com/chpnorthsac, Instagram @chpnorthsac, or Nextdoor.
Identity of the driver will come from the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.
The CHP incident log is included below.
Incident: 01212 Type: Fatality Location: Elkhorn Blvd / Dry Creek Rd Loc Desc: WB EH X DC **180/144** Lat/Lon: 38.683777 -121.438339
|10:23 PM||28|| CORDS ETA 15-20|
|10:22 PM||27|| 46-S3 FAMILY IS IN PLOT OF FOOTBALL STADIUM / REQ ETA FRM CORDS|
|10:18 PM||26|| 1039 CHAPLAIN|
|10:17 PM||25|| C46-105 REQ CHAPLAIN FOR FAMILY 1097|
|9:41 PM||24|| PER WAP / ABOUT 10MIN ETA|
|9:40 PM||23|| **REQ ETA|
|9:40 PM||22|| 1039 CORONER|
|9:29 PM||21|| [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 WAP 916-992-8805|
|9:27 PM||20|| B46-012 1185R FOR NOW|
|9:24 PM||19|| [Notification] [CHP]-SAC CO ETA 30 MIN [Shared]|
|9:23 PM||18|| 1039 PGE|
|9:22 PM||17|| PGandE ADV’D POLE DOES NOT BELONG TO THEM / NOT RESPONDING|
|9:21 PM||16|| 1039 PGE|
|9:20 PM||15|| CORDS WILL CB W/ ETA|
|9:19 PM||14|| 1039 CORDS|
|9:19 PM||13|| 46-S3 ETA FOR CORDS / TRFC LIGHT / TWIN RIVERS 97 – DMG TO SCHOOL PROP – POSS 1144 / REQ ANOTHER UNIT|
|9:17 PM||12|| 1039 ALLIED AGENCIES VIA H/L|
|9:16 PM||11|| 46-S3 ADV ALLIEDS / ALL WB EH X DC IS CLOSED|
|9:16 PM||10|| 1039 PGandE|
|9:14 PM||9|| 1039 SMUD|
|9:11 PM||8|| B46-012 VEH WRAPPED AROUND LIGHT POLE / UNK IF SMUD/PGandE/CORDS|
|9:09 PM||7|| B46-012 BTH WB LANES BLOCKED|
|9:03 PM||6|| 1039 SAC FIRE L356|
|9:02 PM||5|| [Appended, 21:02:49]  VEH O/T|
|9:02 PM||4|| 1039 SAC FIRE|
|9:02 PM||3|| [Appended, 21:02:49]  VEH O/Y ON SIDE|
|9:02 PM||2|| [Appended, 21:02:49]  VEH WRAPPED AROUND POLE|
|9:02 PM||1|| [Appended, 21:02:49]  BMW VS LIGHT POLE|