Sacto 9-1-1
August 26, 2013
Woman dies in Rancho Cordova crash

A woman riding in a car hit by a sport utility vehicle Sunday afternoon in Rancho Cordova has died, according to police.

The Rancho Cordova Police Department said that the woman was killed in the crash that occurred about 3:45 p.m. Sunday at Sunrise Boulevard and Douglas Road. Traffic was backed up for several hours.

The woman, who has not been identified by coroner's officials, was in a sedan traveling eastbound on Douglas Road. The car was struck on the passenger side by an SUV traveling northbound on Sunrise Boulevard at the intersection.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the car in which she was riding was injured. Two people in the SUV, which overturned, were also injured.

All three of the injured were transported to hospitals. They were expected to survive.

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