Sacto 9-1-1
August 9, 2013
Seven people injured in south Sacramento County crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision in south Sacramento County that sent seven people hospital with injuries late this afternoon.

The crash occurred about 5:15 p.m. on Calvine Road just east of Cliffcrest Drive and involved three vehicles, including one with six occupants, according to a CHP news release.

A Hyundai Elantra was traveling westbound on Calvine east of Cliffcrest. For reasons that have not been determined, the vehicle crossed over the raised center median and sideswiped an eastbound Honda CRV. The Hyundai continued traveling west in the eastbound lanes and collided with a Honda Pilot, which was traveling behind the CRV. The Hyundai then spun out of control and the right rear passenger door struck a tree.

The six occupants of the Hyundai, including a child who was in a car seat, were transported to local hospitals. A woman approximately 30 years old. who was a passenger in the left rear seat, suffered major injuries, according to the CHP. Officials said it is not known whether the people in the Hyundai were wearing seat belts.

The female driver of the Honda Pilot suffered an arm injury and also was taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the CRV was not injured.

All three vehicles sustained major damage, according to the CHP.

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